Leon Black Wins Picasso’s ‘Bust of a Woman’ as Legal Drama Ends

  • International battle involved a member of Qatar royal family
  • Gagosian Gallery claimed it bought the work for $106 million

Picasso’s Bust of a Woman.

Photographer: Katya Kazakina/Bloomberg

The international legal drama over a Pablo Picasso sculpture is officially over -- and the disputed 1931 plaster “Bust of a Woman” will become a new trophy of billionaire Leon Black, both sides in New York litigation said.

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