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Pablo Picasso was one of the greatest and influential artists of the 20th century. He was famous for his paintings like `Guernica` and for the art movements known as Cubism.

Pablo Picasso was a Spanish painter and sculptor who spent most of his life in France.

Picasso was born in Malaga, Spain in 1881.

 He was baptised with 23 words to his full name which came from various Saints and Family members.

In 1890 at the age of 9, Picasso completed his first painting titled ` Le Picador` (a man riding a horse in a bullfight).

Picasso`s art work can be found in Art Museums throughout the world.

Picasso passed away in 1973 in Mougins, France.

In 2015, one of Picasso`s paintings `Women of Algiers sold for 179.3 million dollars.