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Pablo Picasso’s ”Mousquetaire et Femme a la Fleur” sold for $20 million

Miami, Florida – During Art Basel Miami Beach’s private preview on Tuesday. Helly Nahmad’s gallery sold Pablo Picasso’s ”Mousquetaire et Femme a la Fleur” for about $20 million.
On Thursday Artsy reported that it was the highest-priced sale of the fair so far this year. The last day is from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday.
Christie’s sold the oil on canvas for about $9 million during an auction in 2008.
The provenance on the record was a descendant of the artist in Paris who sold it to the Pace Wildenstein Gallery in New York in 1999.
Picasso painted it about six years after marrying Jacqueline Roque and moving to Mougins, the commune in France where he died in 1973.
The gallery did not disclose the identity of the buyer.

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