Christie's hoping for record sale with Pablo Picasso masterpiece

March 25, 2015 7:01 PM

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As prices for modern art continues to skyrocket, Christie’s is hoping to keep re-writing the record books. The auction house said today that it is expecting to get a record price for Pablo Picasso’s Les femmes d’Alger (Version “O”) when it goes up for sale in May.

The piece, which is the final part of Picasso’s 1954-55 series of works inspired by Eugene Delacroix’s work, will go up for sale on May 11 as part of the “Looking Forward to the Past” auction in New York.

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