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‘Missing Picasso’

‘Missing Picasso’ found in Romania may be hoax

AMSTERDAM: A painting that Romanian prosecutors said on Sunday might be a work by Pablo Picasso stolen in 2012 is more likely a forgery created as a publicity stunt, Dutch media reported. State broadcaster NOS cited author Frank Westerman, who helped locate the painting in Romania’s Tulcea county after an anonymous tip, turning it over to Romanian police on Saturday. Westerman told NOS on Sunday he had received an e-mail from a Belgian theater company which is staging a play about a famed art forger. He said the…