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Brazil police find stolen artwork

Pablo Picasso, photographed in 1971
Picasso's work was some of the 20th Century's most famous

Police have recovered the final missing artwork from a daylight museum robbery in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo.

An official said the Picasso print, Minotaur, Drinker and Women, had been found at an undisclosed location in the west of the city.

Police had already recovered the other artworks stolen in the robbery from the Estacao Pinacoteca Museum in June.

The artworks' estimated value is one million reals (US $630,000). Two suspects have been arrested.

The robbers also stole a Picasso engraving, The Painter and the Model, as well as Brazilian works, Women at the Window by Emiliano DiCavalcanti and Couple by Lasar Segall.

Sao Paulo has a history of art thefts. A painting by Picasso was among two works stolen from the city's Museum of Art that were recovered in January.

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