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A painting by Pablo Picasso sold at auction for $67.5 million on Tuesday.
The piece, "Femme nue couchée," was painted by Picasso in 1932 and depicts his lover, Marie-Thérèse Walter, as a sea creature.
Sotheby’s, which held the auction, had previously estimated the painting would sell for more than $60 million, according to Reuters.
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Reuters reported that "Femme nue couchée," which is French, translates to "Nude Reclining Woman," in English.
Marie-Thérèse Walter’s love of swimming inspired the painting, according to the outlet.
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The painting was purchased by Amy Cappellazzo, who is the former head of Sotheby’s global fine art division. According to Reuters, she left the company last year.
The seller, who is reportedly New York Mets owner Steve Cohen, acquired "Femme nue couchée" in 2008 from Picasso’s heirs, Reuters reported.
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