Steve Wynn has no luck with Picasso's
For the second time in twelve years, a work by the artist under the owner of the billionaire has suffered damage. Christie's auction house pulled back "Le Marin," one of Picasso's self-portraits, on Tuesday after the $ 70 million painting was damaged on Friday. The painting was one of three copies owned by Wynn, which was to be auctioned off this week by Christie's. Total sales for the three were estimated at $ 135 million.
In 2006, Wynn elbowed through "Le Rêve," another Picasso he owned while showing him to friends. "Le Rêve", a portrait of Picasso's lover Marie-Thérèse Walter, should also be sold within a few days. In fact, at the time of the damage, a $ 1
Wynn suffers from a disease that affects his peripheral vision, which may have played a role in the incident with "Le Rêve". In February, Wynn had to resign because of sexual harassment from the company founded by him Wynn Resorts.
The nature and extent of the damage to "Le Marin" remains unclear.