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The woman who was given a raffle ticket and won a Picasso worth $ 1 million

An Italian woman won a $ 1.1 million Pablo Picasso painting in a raffle after she was given the ticket as a gift.

The winning ticket was chosen in a draw broadcast live this Wednesday from Christie’s auction house in Paris.

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It is a relatively small piece of art -measures 23×46 cm- that shows a glass of absinthe and a newspaper on a table.

In total, about $ 5.6 million was raised from the sale of 51,000 tickets at $ 109 each for the draw.

About 29% of tickets were sold in France, followed by the United States and Switzerland.

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The draw was called “A Picasso for 100 euros”.

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David Nahmad, the billionaire who loaned the Picasso painting, will receive about $ 980,000.

The Monaco collector, who owns 300 works by the Spanish artist, donated $ 109,000 to Care.

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“The coronavirus crisis has made it clear how important it is to wash your hands and that can only be done with clean water.”

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