The article has been automatically translated into English by Google Translate from Russian and has not been edited.
Переклад цього матеріалу українською мовою з російської було автоматично здійснено сервісом Google Translate, без подальшого редагування тексту.
Bu məqalə Google Translate servisi vasitəsi ilə avtomatik olaraq rus dilindən azərbaycan dilinə tərcümə olunmuşdur. Bundan sonra mətn redaktə edilməmişdir.

A woman won a Picasso painting worth more than $ 1 million by buying a ticket for $ 110

A resident of Italy won a picture of Pablo Picasso, whose value is estimated at more than $ 1 million. BBC.

Photo: Shutterstock

The canvas was drawn as part of a charity lottery - a ticket to participate in it cost 100 euros (about $ 110). According to some information, the woman was presented with a ticket.

The goal of the lottery was to raise funds for charitable organizations. Thanks to the action, more than 5 million euros ($ 5,4 million) were raised for the French organization CARE, which helps the people of Africa with education and provides them with water.

The money will go towards the construction and restoration of wells, the equipment of villages and schools in Cameroon, Madagascar and Morocco with washbasins and toilets.

More than 50 people from around the world took part in the lottery.

On the subject: Unknown painting by Pablo Picasso found in USA

The painting, won by a woman, is called Still Life, a relatively small work measuring 23 by 46 centimeters, painted by Pablo Picasso in 1921.

This is not the first time that such a lottery has been drawn: in 2013, the winner of the Picasso for 100 Euros was 25-year-old American Geoffrey Gonano - he was also lucky to win a painting by a Spanish artist worth over $ 1 million.

“Picasso would have loved this lottery because he was very interested in humanitarian and social initiatives,” says the organizer of the draw, Perry Cochin.

Miscellaneous Pablo Picasso picture World

Read also on ForumDaily:

Check your basement: Apple's old tech can cost up to a million dollars

In San Francisco, a thief stole a picture of Salvador Dali in 32 seconds

A man paid 300 dollars to fake a painting that turned out to be a million worth of original

Where billionaires live: New York tops the top 10 of the richest cities in the world

American found a coin worth millions of dollars

Let's face the crisis together and support each other

Thank you for staying with us and trusting! Over the past 5 years, we have received a lot of grateful feedback from readers, whom our materials have helped to arrange life after moving to the USA. We have big plans, we don't want to stop or slow down the pace of work. Even now…

The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected our income, and in order to stay afloat, we have to ask YOU for support. We will be grateful for any amount and will make every effort to continue to publish news and a lot of useful information just as quickly.

Thank you for being with us!

Always yours, ForumDaily! WomanForumDaily, NewYork, ForumDaily!

Security of contributions is guaranteed by the use of the highly secure Stripe system.

Do you want more important and interesting news about life in the USA and immigration to America? Subscribe to our page in Facebook. Choose the "Display Priority" option and read us first. And don't forget to subscribe to ForumDaily Woman and ForumDaily New York - there you will find a lot of interesting and positive information.



1060 requests in 2,199 seconds.