(from Yahoo, 8/4; via he Drudge Repor.)

Ajaccio (France) (AFP) – A Picasso worth 25 million euros and considered a national treasure by Spain — which had barred the painting's export — has been seized from a boat in Corsica, French authorities said Tuesday.

An attempt to export the painting, "Head of a Young Woman", to Switzerland last Thursday "drew the attention of French officials", the country's customs authorities said, with officers on the French Mediterranean island boarding the vessel the next day.(Read more)

http://news.yahoo.com/picasso-national-treasure-seized-french-customs-corsica-094151144.html;_ylt=AwrXnCUstsBV0WcAtBHQtDMD;_ylu=X3oDMTByNDZ0aWFxBGNvbG8DZ3ExBHBvcwM2BHZ0aWQDBHNlYwNzcg–

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