Picasso electrician ordered to return artworks

 An elderly electrician has been ordered to return more than 200 Pablo Picasso works after a court found him guilty of possessing stolen goods.

Pierre Le Guennec, 75, and his wife Danielle were also given a two-year suspended sentence after hiding the pieces at his home in Grasse, France, for close to 40 years.

He claimed Picasso had given him the treasure trove before he died in 1973.

The works will now be returned to the Picasso Administration.

The collection has yet to be valued, but a 1942 portrait of Picasso’s lover Dora Maar sold for $22.6m (£15.3m) in May last year.

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