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Large Picasso leaves the Four Seasons restaurant after over a century

courtesy to: AP

When the building owners of the Four Seasons restaurant proposed to remove Picasso’s “Le Tricorne” for wall repairs, conservators quickly stepped in and halted the plan.  “Le Tricorne” is a 95 year old original Picasso curtain that has hung on the restaurant wall for over half a century.  Conservators feared that the removal process and storage placement could damage or ultimately destroy the work.

The Post reports that on September 7th, specialist began the removal process and took three hours to wrap the large curtain in plastic before it was sent for restoration in Massachusetts.  The work is estimated at $1.6 million and will be displayed at the New York Historical Society when restorations are completed.

About Alyssa T. Rehs

Alyssa Rehs is a fourth generation Art Dealer at her family owned art galleries, Rehs Galleries, Inc. and Rehs Contemporary Galleries, Inc., New York City, New York. She received an Art History degree from the University of Rhode Island in 2012 as well as interned at Christie’s Auction House, New York City. Using her art historian degree, gallery experience, and a summer spent working at the auction house, she has a well rounded understanding of the art market. Alyssa appreciates the market from multiple standpoints; art lover, art buyer and art seller!


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