Some of the most famous Spanish painters are Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Bartolome Esteban Murillo, Diego Velazquez and Francisco de Goya. Other famous Spanish painters include Joan Miro, Francisco de Zurbaran and Joaquin Sorolla.Continue Reading
Picasso was arguably the most influential painter of the 20th century. He is credited as one of the inventors of many famous artistic styles, such as cubism and collage. His most famous painting was "Guernica," which illustrates the bombing of Guernica by Germany during the Spanish Civil War.
Dali was a surrealist painter who captured his imaginative sense in his renowned painting, "The Persistence of Memory," which depicts melting clocks, giving time a free-flowing image.Learn more about Painting
Some of the most famous painters throughout history include Leonardo da Vinci, Pablo Picasso and Jackson Pollock. Each of these artists introduced significant innovations to the medium of painting and influenced many other artists.Full Answer >
Salvador Dali's greatest inspiration was his wife, Elena Dmitrievna Diakonova, who was born in Russia and known as Gala. She was a model for many paintings and was often depicted as the Virgin Mary or simply as an ordinary woman.Full Answer >
Pablo Picasso painted one of his most celebrated and politically powerful pieces "Guernica" in response to the Nazi bombing of the Basque town of Guernica in April 1937. Aiding insurgents in the Spanish Civil War, German planes bombed and destroyed the town, indiscriminately killing women and children. The destruction of Guernica became a symbol of the lost liberties of the Basque people.Full Answer >
Pablo Picasso had two siblings, Dolores (nicknamed Lola) and Conception (nicknamed Conchita). Both of his sisters were younger than him.Full Answer >