Picasso Blue Period work sells for $52 million

Pablo Picasso's 'Portrait d'Angel Fernandez de Soto', which eventually sold for £34,761,250 ($51,585,695, 41,922,068 euro), the 2nd highest price for a work of art sold at Christie's London, is displayed during the Impressionist/Modern Evening Sale at Christie's auction house in London, Wednesday, June 23, 2010. Associated Press

June 24, 2010 8:26:56 AM PDT
Pablo Picasso's "Portrait of Angel Fernandez de Soto," a work from the painter's Blue Period, has sold for nearly 35 million pounds ($52 million) at a London auction.