Written by Vaishali Aggarwal
A portrait of Pablo Picasso’s ‘Golden Muse’ Marie-Therese debuted in Hong Kong on Friday (May 25) ahead of the Sotheby’s Summer Season in London. The painting, unveiled in public for the first time in 20 years, is estimated to be worth as much as $45 million.
The depiction of Marie-Thérèse has matured from the voluptuous curves and sleepy, passive suggestiveness to the woman who gave birth to Picasso’s child. The portrait suggests that she continued to be of central importance to the artist.
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