Picasso sketchbook is stolen

Press Association
Saturday 22 October 2011 23:08

A notebook full of Pablo Picasso's sketches worth several million pounds has been stolen from the Paris museum that bears the painter's name.

A spokesman said the theft was discovered today at the Picasso Museum but it was not clear when or how it took place.

The museum is dedicated to the Spanish-born painter, a founder of the Cubist movement and leading 20th century artist.

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