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$1 million Picasso will be raffled off

Sotheby’s, Paris, will be raffling off an original Pablo Picasso for $137.  The value of the gouache painting, 1914, Man in the Opera Had, is worth a staggering $1 million.  The tickets are limited to 50,000 and the proceeds are being used to help raise money to protect the ancient Lebanese city of Tyre, a Unesco World Heritage Site, by the International Association to Save Tyre – who own the work.

Sotheby’s Paris to give away $1m masterpiece….(The Independent)

About Alyssa T. Rehs

Alyssa Rehs is a fourth generation Art Dealer at her family owned art galleries, Rehs Galleries, Inc. and Rehs Contemporary Galleries, Inc., New York City, New York. She received an Art History degree from the University of Rhode Island in 2012 as well as interned at Christie’s Auction House, New York City. Using her art historian degree, gallery experience, and a summer spent working at the auction house, she has a well rounded understanding of the art market. Alyssa appreciates the market from multiple standpoints; art lover, art buyer and art seller!

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