Picasso drawing of topless woman, two men and a horse on auction in Cape Town

In 2006 this work sold for $240 000.

Anton Welz

A risqué drawing of a topless woman, two men and a horse by revolutionary artist Pablo Picasso will go on auction in Cape Town on 7 June.

Experts value the drawing at between R3 million and R3.5 million.

It is the first Picasso sketch to go on auction in South Africa.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Anton Welz from Stephan Welz & Co (the auctioneer).

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

Picasso was a rock star.

Anton Welz

Picasso’s most expensive work sold for $170 million. R3 million is not an unreasonable expectation.

Anton Welz

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