Interesting Facts About Pablo Picasso?

Most of us know that Pablo Picasso achieved great prestige, fame, and honor through his art works, but aside from that, what do we know about Pablo Picasso?

Pablo Picasso

Born on October 25, 1881 in the city of Malaga, Spain.

Picasso's full name has 23 words. His real name is Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Martyr Patricio Clito Ruíz y Picasso.

His long name comes from a list of saints and relatives.

Picasso was born extremely small. In fact, he was so tiny that the nurse thought that he was stillborn. Therefore, she left him sitting on a table while she went to take care of his mother.

His uncle wound up saving him from death.

His first word was "lapiz,"

the Spanish word for pencil.

His first painting

when he was nine years old.

The title of the painting was Le Picador. The image is of a man riding a horse in a bullfight.

First Communion

which was an extremely well known portrait depicting his father, mother, and sister.

Picasso was 15 when he finished First Communion

Move To Paris

In between his Blue and Rose Periods, Pablo Picasso moved to France.

Picasso's first job was with an art dealer named Pere Menach.


Picasso was a co-founder in the movement known as Cubism.

The Nazis would NOT let Picasso display his paintings in Germany.

Art museums

Picasso's art work can be found in art museums throughout the world.

Many lovers

He often painted pictures of one his many lovers, named Dora Maar.

Picasso had four different children by three different women.

He was married twice.

Picasso passed away on April 8, 1973 in Mougins, France.

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