Italian woman wins €1m Picasso in Christmas raffle squib

€100 ticket scoops ‘incredible’ 1921 still life oil painting by Spanish master

An Italian accountant whose son bought her a raffle ticket as a Christmas present won a Pablo Picasso oil painting valued at €1m ($1.1m) in a charity draw on Wednesday.

Claudia Borgogno summed up her amazement in one word: incredible. “I have never won anything before,” said the 58-year-old told from Ventimiglia, in north-western Italy.

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