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The largest Picasso in the world

Le Train Bleu

The largest Picasso in the world is to go on display at the V&A museum.

The cloth, which measures 10.4m by 11.7m, was designed by Picasso to appear as the backdrop for Ballets Russes performance of Le Train Bleu in 1924.

Nicola Stanbridge reports.

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