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Crime didn't pay, in this case.

Pierre Le Guennec and his wife, Danielle, who kept 271 work by Picasso hidden in a garage for 40 years, have lost their appeal against the two-year suspended prison sentence given to them in November 2015.

The case began to unfold in 2010, when Le Guennec—a retired electrician who worked on the artist’s home in the 1970s—and his wife, took a suitcase full of artworks that had been languishing in their garage since at least 1973, to be assessed by Picasso’s estate in Paris.

To read more:

https://news.artnet.com/art-world/french-court-rejects-picasso-electrician-appeal-786464

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