Scottsdale gallery to host party after acquiring Picasso piece

Scottsdale’s Larsen Gallery, will be celebrating the acquirement of a rare Picasso piece, before auctioning it off.

The very rare Picasso. (Submitted photo)

The very rare Picasso. (Submitted photo)

The rare print from Picasso’s Tete de Femme series will be sold to the highest bidder at the Larsen Art Auction on Saturday, Oct. 24. It is estimated at $80,000-$120,000.

To celebrate the rare find of the piece, the gallery is hosting the Picasso Party, 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 14, at the Larson Gallery, 3705 N. Bishop Lane in Scottsdale.

The evening will feature music by Doc Jones and Friends and “hip and healthy” cuisine by Nush restaurant. Those planning to attend the event should RSVP to

The Picasso, Tete de Femme: Jacqueline au Chapeau de Paille, translates to Head of Woman” Jacqueline in a Straw Hat. Jacqueline was Picasso’s muse and much younger second wife, according to a press release.

The Picasso is expected to sell for more than $100,000 at this year’s auction, according to the release.

The Larsen Art Auction will be at WestWorld, inside a private VIP bidding tent, as part of the Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships also on Oct. 24.

For more information on the 2015 Larsen Art Auction visit or set-up an interview by contacting Jennifer Parks at 480-495-3806 or by e-mail at

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