Picasso Portrait To Sell For $20 million At Upcoming Christie’s Auction

Made in 1941 during World War II, this Pablo Picasso painting is expected to sell for $20-$30 million USD.

Christie’s New York is preparing to launch its first major sale this fall, showcasing 20th/21st century art including this Picasso piece. Titled Femme dans un fauteuil, this is a work that portrays French photographer Dora Maar, whom Picasso met in 1936. Another Picasso painting inspired by Maar titled Dora Maar au chat (1941) sold for $95.2 million USD at Sotheby’s back in May 2006.

Christie’s New York‘s 20th/21st century art evening sale launches on October 6.


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