Picasso's Woman's Head, stolen nine years, recovered along with 1905 painting of a windmill by Dutch artist Piet Mondrian

A painting by Pablo Picasso that was stolen nine years ago during a heist at a Greek gallery has been recovered.

On Monday, police in Athens said Picasso's Woman's Head had been found along with a 1905 painting of a windmill by Dutch artist Piet Mondrian.

Both were taken, along with a third artwork, during an elaborate 2012 heist at the Athens National Gallery.

The artworks were stripped from their frames in the early morning raid which only took minutes to carry out.

The Reuters news agency, citing an anonymous police official, reported that a Greek man has been arrested after the art was found hidden at a gorge on the outskirts of the city.

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