10 January 2012, 13:00

Three Picasso paintings stolen in Athens

Three Picasso paintings stolen in Athens

Three paintings by Pablo Picasso have been stolen from the Greek National Gallery in Athens, news reports said on Tuesday.

Three paintings by Pablo Picasso have been stolen from the Greek National Gallery in Athens, news reports said on Tuesday. 

One of the works is Woman’s Head, a cubist female bust which Picasso donated to Greece in 1946 in a sign of homage to the Greek people for their resistance to Nazi occupiers during the Second World War.

Police are investigating.

(Interfax)

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