Pablo Picasso 's Life And Life Essay

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Pablo Picasso was brought into this world by mother, Maria Picasso Lopez (Bernadac and Bouchet 18), and father, Don Jose Ruiz Blasco (Cabanne 1), on October 25th in 1881, at 11:15 p.m. (Bernadac and Bouchet 17). It was a difficult birth and Pablo was a weak baby, so weak in fact the midwife believed he was a stillborn (Pablo Picasso Biography 8). It was his uncle who realized he was alive, he blew cigar smoke in Pablo’s face to see if the baby would react; when he scowled they all knew Pablo was alive (Pablo Picasso Biography 8). Pablo was baptized on November 10th at the Parish Church of Santiago el Mayor (Cabanne 1). It was on this day he was given his full name, Pablo Diego Jose Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno Maria de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santisima Trinidad Martyr Patrico Clito Ruiz y Picasso (Biography.com Editors 1). Pablo’s father was a professor in Malaga at the School of Arts and Crafts (Belz 430). He began teaching Pablo to draw when he was very young (Biography. Com Editors 2). At the age of nine he completed his first painting, Le Picador, depicted a man riding a horse in a bull fight (Pablo Picasso Biography 8). By the age of 13 Picasso skill level had exceeded his father’s (Biography.com Editors 2). He began his career at the burgeoning age of 14 (“Picasso, Pablo” 485). In 1895, Picasso and his family moved to Barcelona (Biography.com Editors 2), he fell in love with the beautiful city immediately (Bernadac and Bouchet 22). In the same year Pablo…

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