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Pablo Picasso

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Did you know?

• The Spanish painter, draughtsman and sculptor is best known for co-founding the
Cubist art movement and was educated at Spain’s foremost art school, the Royal
Academy of San Fernando in Madrid before moving to Paris at the age of 16
• Guernica (1937), a portrayal of the German bombing of Guernica during the Spanish
Civil War, is among his most famous works
• Picasso was actually baptized Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan
Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Crispiniano de la Santísima Trinidad, in honour
of Catholic saints. In addition, the family names of his father and mother Ruiz and
Picasso were added
Born Pablo Ruiz Picasso on 25th October 1881 in Malaga, Spain
Died on 8th April 1973 in Mougins, France

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