France Seizes $27M Picasso Masterpiece Smuggled From Spain

French custom officials in the island of Corsica have seized a 24 million-euro masterpiece by Pablo Picasso that was banned from leaving Spain where it is considered a national treasure. Corsican authorities say in a statement Tuesday they were tipped off about an attempted smuggling of the prized 1906 painting, "Head of a Young Woman," to Switzerland. The oil painting, which comes from the Cubist master's "pink period" and features a woman with long black hair, was seized from a boat cargo on...

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From: Wochit News

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