“Hedge fund manager Steven A Cohen has bought a Picasso painting from casino mogul Steve Wynn for a record price – six years after Wynn accidentally put his elbow through it…
…The sale is thought to have made Le Rêve the most expensive Picasso ever. Thanks to his continuing endorsement by the world’s major galleries, prices of Picasso’s work continue to rise.” (via guardian.co.uk)
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La Rêve is 1932 oil painting the Spanish master’s 22-year-old mistress Marie
Thérèse Walter which is the basis of many of Picasso’s works. Gallery Art owns several pieces inspired by Picasso’s mistress including:
Femme aux Cheveux flous (Jacqueline au Bandeau) Bloch 1080
See our selection of Picasso pieces here.