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)