Pos­si­ble Pi­casso re­cov­ered in Turkey B

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ankara, turkey » Turk­ish po­lice and me­dia say po­lice have re­cov­ered an oil paint­ing that looks like a Pi­casso in a sting op­er­a­tion in Istanbul.

The state-run Anadolu Agency said Satur­day that po­lice posed as buy­ers for the paint­ing, de­tain­ing two sus­pects who tried to sell it for $8 mil­lion.

Anadolu said the paint­ing, which shows an ab­stract nude fe­male fig­ure brush­ing her hair, is an au­then­tic work by Pablo Pi­casso stolen from a woman in New York. But a state­ment from Istanbul po­lice said the paint­ing hasn’t been au­then­ti­cated yet. The paint­ing must still be sent to Istanbul’sMi­mar

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