For Just $135, You Could Own a Real Picasso Painting

One lucky winner will score the $1 million piece of art in an online raffle

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People stand in front of Pablo Picasso's paintings, (L-R) "Playing Cards," "Pots and Lemon," "Glass and Apple," displayed at the exhibition "Masterpieces of Twentieth-Century Art from the Albertina Collection" in the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg on October 8, 2013.

The International Association to Save Tyre is giving art enthusiasts a chance to land an original Picasso for a mere $135.

The preservation organization is raffling off “Man with Opera Hat,” a 12-inch by 9 inch cubist drawing from 1914 bearing the painter’s signature. Proceeds will benefit the ancient Lebanese city of Tyre, an UNESCO World Heritage Site, to help preserve its ruins and artifacts and increase employment in the former port town.

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The drawing will be streaming live online in Paris at auction house Sotheby’s on Dec. 18.

Act fast, only 50,000 tickets are available here.