February 9, 2011

Picasso mistress, what a dish.

Picasso Portrait Sells for $36M

Matt Dunham / AP Photo
A portrait Picasso painted of his teenage mistress sold for $36 million in London Tuesday. The artist met the 17-year-old blonde, Marie-Therese Walter, outside the Paris metro in 1927. Icebreakers are apparently pretty easy when you’re a world-famous artist; Picasso approached her and said, "I am Picasso. You and I are going to do great things together.'' They remained together—albeit secretly—for many years.
Read it at The Telegraph

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