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  1. A retired French electrician and his wife have come forward with 271 undocumented, never-before-seen works by Pablo Picasso estimated to be worth at least $79.35 million, according to an administrator of the artist's estate.

    Left: This photo provided by the Succession Picasso shows a drawing "Nu Assis" (Sitting nude) by Picasso. (Succession Picasso via AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  2. The cache, dating from the artist's most creative period from 1900 to 1932, includes lithographs, portraits, watercolors, and sketches — plus nine Cubist collages said to be worth €40 million alone.

    Left: The drawing "Nature Morte Verre" (Still life Glass) by Picasso. (Succession Picasso via AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  3. New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art says Picasso produced more than 20,000 works of art during his long career. Hundreds have been listed as missing — a number so large in part because he was so prolific.

    Left: A drawing by Picasso on a notebook. (Succession Picasso via AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  4. A drawing of a dice by Picasso. (Succession Picasso via AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  5. A painting of a hand by Picasso. (Succession Picasso via AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  6. A drawing of a horse by Picasso. (Succession Picasso via AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  7. The drawing "Olga Accoudee" (Olga elbowed) by Picasso. (Succession Picasso via AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  8. A drawing of a guitar by Picasso. (Succession Picasso via AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  9. An artwork titled "Papier colle pipe et bouteille" (Copy paste pipe and bottle) by Picasso. (Succession Picasso via AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  10. The painting "Still life glass sand" by Picasso. (Succession Picasso via AP) Back to slideshow navigation
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Video: Picasso's heirs dispute ownership of found works

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    >>> the art world is reeling tonight after a french newspaper revealed 271 previously unknown works of pablo picasso have been discovered. an electrician who had worked at picasso 's house back in the 1970s had stored the paintings in his garage. he said they were gifts for the work he performed. picasso 's heirs, however, disputing that. the paintings cover 32 years of picasso 's life.

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