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US returns long-lost Picasso work to France

Oil painting 'The Hairdresser' was reported stolen from a major Paris museum in 2001
Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 05:50
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RECOVERED: The Cubist work by Picasso is valued at US$15 million.

Washington

THE United States on Thursday returned to French authorities an oil painting by Pablo Picasso that was reported stolen from a major Paris museum 14 years ago.

The Hairdresser, which Picasso created in Paris in 1911 during his Cubism period, was seized by US customs