Picasso's painting auction of 'The Golden Muse' will start at $56m

By: Simal Yilmaz - Published: • References: sothebys & bornrich
The Picasso painting auction of the iconic 'Fassise près d’une fenêtre' will be a part of the Sotheby’s upcoming Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on February 5, 2013 and start at $56m.

This painting is a very important one of Picasso's and is influenced by his French mistress, 'golden muse' and greatest love, Marie-Thérèse Walter. Walter's voluptuous figure has been an inspiration for a lot of very iconic artwork by Picasso. 'Fassise près d’une fenêtre,' being one of his famous works, is also the first one of which he featured Marie-Thérèse Walter. It is known to be symbol for love, sex and desire for are enthusiasts all around

Picasso's personal love life have always been at the forefront of his fame along with his brilliant work. This work, being a brilliant example of that era is once again up for a furious auction. Stats for Iconic Painting Auctions Trending: Older & Chilly
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