1 Dec, 2010 @ 11:45
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How Picasso gave me 271 originals

A RETIRED electrician who once worked for Malaga artist Pablo Picasso claims he was given 271 pieces as gifts.

But the rare collection – worth an estimated 60 million euros – has been seized from Pierre Le Guennec’s home in France after the artist’s heir Claude Picasso insisted his father would never have given away so many works to just one person.

Jon Clarke (Publisher & Editor)

Jon Clarke is a Londoner who worked at the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday as an investigative journalist before moving permanently to Spain in 2003 where he helped set up the Olive Press. He is the author of three books; Costa Killer, Dining Secrets of Andalucia and My Search for Madeleine.

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