Picasso's <i>The Goat</i>, 1950, on view in the newly rehung Musée Picasso. Photo: REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Museums

Musée Picasso reopens après la guerre

Peace terms allows former director to return to organise first hang (Picasso's The Goat, 1950, on view in the newly rehung Musée Picasso. Photo: REUTERS/Benoit Tessier) Published online: 23 October 2014
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