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Mar. 19th, 2009 | 09:10 pm
The famous painter Picasso visited his local cabinetmaker to commission a mahogany cabinet for his house. To illustrate the shape and dimensions he required, he drew a hasty typically abstract sketch on a scrap of paper and handed it to the craftsman.
“How much will it cost?” he asked.
“Nothing at all,” replied the cabinetmaker. “Just sign your name to the sketch.”