Picasso painting recovered by US customs to return to Paris museum

February 27, 2015 3:32 PM

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Picasso painting recovered by US customs to return to Paris museum

Undated photo-- A cubist painting entitled "The Hairdresser" by Pablo Picasso. Authorities say the painting-- worth millions of dollars-- was stolen in France and smuggled into the U.S. by someone who falsely labeled it as an "art craft" worth about $37 when it was shipped. (AP)

The Pompidou Centre in Paris hopes to display a long-vanished Picasso painting in May, now that it has been recovered by U.S. customs authorities.

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