According to U.S. media, it belongs to former casino magnate Steve Wynn.
Valued at $70 million, Pablo Picasso'sLe Marin (The Sailor) was set to go to auction on Tuesday evening at Christie's NY.
For "Le Marin", Christie's had assured the seller of a minimum price and found a third-party guarantor to bid for the piece at auction.
Christie's reports in a news release that Picasso's self-portrait "Le Marin" (The Sailor) was damaged on Friday, May 11 during "the final stages of preparation" for an exhibition set to begin the next day.
Wynn has suffered problems over a damaged Picasso masterpiece in the past. "Le Rêve", a portrait of Picasso's mistress Marie-Thérèse Walter, was also scheduled to be sold within days of the damage. "We have taken immediate measures to remedy the matter in partnership with our client".
Bloomberg reported Steve Wynn, a former casino owner and businessman, owned the painting, and had consigned it and two others to Christie's for auction. In fact, a $139 million deal had already been signed with Steve Cohen, the hedge-fund manager and art collector, at the time the damage occurred.
Last Tuesday, Christie's sold Pablo Picasso's 1905 "Fillette a la corbeille fleurie" ("Young Girl With a Flower Basket") for $115 million, making it the Spanish master's second most expensive work ever sold at auction. He declined to make any further comment.
Critics noted that a top White House aide is expected to take tough questions, and accused her of trying to have it both ways. But critics say the Israeli military was too aggressive in its response, killing a number of peaceful protesters.
Argentina is one of the favourites to win the tournament and will share a group with Croatia, Iceland and Nigeria. A final squad of 23 players will be drawn from the provisional squad before the 14 June-15 July tournament starts.
The social network says when action is taken on flagged content it does not necessarily mean it has been taken down. All in all the company removed 583 million fake accounts , although these were not all active at the same time.
The hardening of inflation, both retail and wholesale, comes weeks ahead of RBI's Monetary Policy Committee meet on June 4 and 5. ICRA's principal economist Aditi Nayar said WPI inflation is expected to continue to rise over the remainder of this quarter.
The transactions happened without any sanctioned limit or cash margin and without making any entries in the bank's CBS system. They are at large after defrauding PNB of over Rs 14,000 crore using 1,200 illegally secured letters of undertakings (LOUs).
We also take this opportunity to pay tribute to law enforcement personnel who have been killed or disabled in the line of duty. It is important for everyone to remember that being a police officer can be, and very often is, a unsafe profession.
Redstone wants the two companies to combine, and this is the second time in two years that she has tried to make a merger happen. Sumner Redstone split his media empire into two pieces 12 years ago, creating CBS and Viacom in their present form.
Westworld's Thandie Newton and Fleabag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge also join the cast as Val and the pithy droid L3-37, respectively. I've seen Solo , and while the review embargo hasn't quite lifted yet, I can tell you that the film looks awesome .
He has explained to us what happened, accepted the punishment and has apologized to the fans, the organization and his team-mates. Cano is an eight-time All-Star but now must deal with the stigma of a suspension. "Robinson made a mistake".
His Zenit team finished the Russian Premier League in fifth after beating relegated SKA Khabarovsk 6-0 on Sunday. He replaces Gian Piero Ventura, who was sacked in November after they failed to qualify for the World Cup.
King County Executive Dow Constantine opposed the higher head tax and praised Durkin's compromise proposal. Sawant did not deny it and said she believes it is OK to use taxpayer-funded equipment for her "movement".
The threat for significant severe weather seems low yet this environment can produce wet micro bursts along with some hail. Lows will only drop into the low to mid 60s (16 to 18 degrees Celsius), with a light wind eventually becoming southwest.
The minimally invasive procedure is often used to block the flow of blood to a tumor or an abnormal area of tissue. He said he expected the first lady back home at the White House before the end of the week.
A woman had to be held back as she attempted to confront Cardi B , while a man yelled threats through the glass doors. On Friday, Banks slammed the " Bodak Yellow " rapper during a visit to The Breakfast Club .
Last year, the latest installment of the Fast and Furious franchise earned $184 million (RMB 1.35 billion ) in its first frame. Infinity War' grossed $200 million its opening weekend in China, making it that nation's second-largest debut of all time.
Jurgen Klopp's side doubled their lead late in the second half, as Dejan Lovren headed home from an Andy Robertson cross. However, it was almost such a different story, as the Saints frustrated the Citizens for the majority of the game.
Days before her death, Pushkar has accused her husband publically of having an affair with Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar. Delhi police later sent the viscera to the Federal Bureau of Investigation following a nod from the home ministry.
Newcastle earned a deserved win at St James' Park . "I said before the game it is not about finishing 10th". What do you make of the Chelsea players antics today? "There is more respect for the coach's job".
China has been ramping-up efforts to police language used to describe Chinese-claimed territories such as Taiwan . China dismissed that criticism, saying companies operating in the country must respect its sovereignty .
Branstad, speaking at a conference in Tokyo, said the Chinese appeared "taken back" by the significance of the list. That means, even if the supply ban is lifted, the Commerce Department may still seek other forms of penalty on ZTE.
There still isn't a release date, but expect more information at E3 2018 . "That's right, this is a f****ing AAAAAA game". Bethesda's now confirmed to GameSpot that Rage 2 is a collaboration between Avalanche (of Just Cause fame) and id.
But, after Prince died on 21 April 2016, his estate at the time legally disputed Tidal amid a wide range of new dealings. After his death, Prince's estate has discovered a ton of unreleased and previously unheard of music from the Purple One.
The North also said for the first time at the meeting that it had been conducting "subcritical" nuclear tests. In his memoir, Thae said Kim Jong-un is "very short-tempered and also violent and acts impulsively".
Mikel, Musa, Moses, Onazi and Omeruo were at the 2014 World Cup while Echiejile played at the 2010 edition in South Africa. A final squad of 23 players will be drawn from the provisional squad before the June 14-July 15 tournament starts.
Despite the mass walk-out, other viewers appeared to enjoy the movie and it was given a standing ovation at the end of its airing. We experience the story from Jack's point of view, while he postulates each murder is an artwork in itself.