AP Exclusive: Pablo Picasso's 'The Blue Room' from 1901 reveals hidden portrait of mystery man

  • by: BRETT ZONGKER , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 17, 2014 - 2:05 AM

WASHINGTON — Scientists and art experts have found a hidden painting beneath one of Pablo Picasso's first masterpieces, "The Blue Room," using advances in infrared imagery to reveal a bow-tied man with his face resting on his hand. Now the question that conservators at The Phillips Collection in Washington hope to answer is simply: Who is he?

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