US Customs discovered the stolen painting by Picasso
27 february 2015, 15:52 1174 views


Cubist painting "hairdresser" (1911) belonged to the government of France and kept at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. In mid-December, a picture with a claimed value of EUR 30 was sent to the US from Belgium - its sender is listed some Robert and destination - a warehouse with controlled climatic conditions.

Painting disappeared from French museum Pompidou in 2001 under mysterious circumstances. Agency staff did not find it in the storage area, the agency said.

According to, it is expected that after the necessary formalities work by Picasso will be returned to France.