Did you know: Picasso could draw before he could walk, and his first word was the Spanish word for pencil. This is a cool fact about Picasso! We have to trust Picasso’s mother on this one. The Spanish for pencil was lápiz. This was Picasso’s first word and he was pronouncing it like “piz, piz”. The rest is history, and already when he was 13, Picasso’s father (being a painter himself) saw his drawing of a pigeon and concluded that his son had surpassed him. In the top 25 of most expensive paintings, 5 are by Picasso!
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