The philanthropist and cosmetics tycoon Leonard A. Lauder, who is now 80 years old, has promised the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York his collection of 78 Cubist paintings, drawings and sculptures, consisting of 33 Picassos, 17 Braques, 14 Légers and 14 works by Gris valued at more than $1 billion. It is one of the most significant gifts in the history of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
THE VIOLIN (MOZART/KUBELICK)"
Georges Braque, 1912
"THE SCALLOP SHELL (NOTRE AVENIR EST DANS L’AIR)"
Pablo Picasso, 1912