Posted Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at 3:35 PM
A visitor views a painting entitled 'Femme assise pres d'une fenetre' by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso at Sotheby's auction house in central London on January 31, 2013. Due to form part of the Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on February 5, it is expected to fetch between 25 - 35 million GBP (29-41 million EUR - 40-55 million USD). AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE, MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION, TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)
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The depth of Picasso’s artistic genius is immeasurable, but at least we now know the secret to his colorful palette: common house paint.