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Posted at 5:48 PM ET, 11/29/2010

This just in...: Picasso family sues over newly discovered trove of art

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Pierre Le Guennec, former electrician to Pablo Picasso, 2010. (AP/Lionel Cironneau)

Pablo Picasso's son Claude has filed suit against a retired French electrician who says the artist's second wife gave him a trunk full of 271 sketches and watercolors -- a previously undocumented stash estimated at more than $50 million. The Picassos learned about Pierre Le Guennec's collection when he came to them for authentication, AP reports; instead, they sued, and police confiscated it all.

Read more and see the art: Picasso trove turns up in France

By The Reliable Source  | November 29, 2010; 5:48 PM ET
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