Works include a portrait of Picasso's first wife, Olga Khokhlova, Marina's grandmother, entitled Portrait de femme (Olga)  which is worth an estimated $60 million.

Other pieces in the collection are Maternité, 1921, which is worth $54 million and Femme a la Mandoline (Mademoiselle Leonie assie) 1911, which is also worth around the $60 million mark.

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Last year Marina showcased a collection of Picasso's drawings and ceramics at a non-selling exhibition at Sotheby's, Paris.  Marina has chosen to sell the works directly to potential buyers in Geneva.

Marina has condemned her grandfather artist for neglecting her family so much so that they almost lived in poverty. She published Picasso: My Grandfather  in 2001 which she states Picasso "drove everyone who got near him to despair and engulfed them," and that he left her inheritance  ''without love."

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