Collection: Pablo Picasso

Pablo Ruiz Picasso (Málaga, October 25, 1881-Mougins, April 8, 1973) was a Spanish painter and sculptor, creator, together with Georges Braque, of Cubism.

He is considered since the beginning of the 20th century as one of the greatest painters who participated in the varied artistic movements that spread throughout the world and exerted a great influence on other great artists of his time. His works are present in museums and collections throughout Europe and the world. In addition, he tackled other genres such as drawing, engraving, book illustration, sculpture, ceramics, and set and costume design for theatrical productions. He also has a brief literary work.

Politically, Picasso declared himself a pacifist and communist. He was a member of the Communist Party of Spain and the French Communist Party until his death,2 which occurred at the age of ninety-one. He is buried in the park of the Vauvenargues castle.