Life and Art of Pablo Picasso By maxhana Oct 25, 1881 Birth of Pablo Picasso Jan 11, 1895 Death of Picasso's Sister Picasso's sister died of diphtheria when she was only 7 years old. Jan 11, 1896 Picasso's First Painting Picasso's first painting was called "First Communion". It was painted when he was only 15 years old. Jan 11, 1897 On his own When Picasso was 16 he set off to Madrid to try and continue his schooling. Jan 11, 1900 Paris When Picasso was just 19, he left school and moved to Paris to start his career. Feb 11, 1901 Death of Casegamus In February 1901, Picasso's close friend, Carlos Casegamus, shot and killed himself in Paris. Jan 11, 1904 Meeting Olivier In the middle of a storm, Picasso met his first lover Fernande Olivier. Jan 11, 1904 At the Lapin Agile Picasso painted this painting of a harlequin during the blue period out of grief and sadness. Jan 11, 1905 Portrait of Gertrude Stein Picasso met Gertrude Stein and her brother in 1905, and he painted a portrait of Gertrude. Jan 11, 1905 La Toilette This painting signifies Picasso's transition from the blue period to the rose period. Jan 11, 1907 Joining an Art Gallery Picasso joined a new art gallery in 1907 that was started by Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler. Jan 11, 1907 Les Demoiselles d'Avignon Picasso painted Les Demoiselles d'Avignon in 1907 and this signified the start of the "Negro" Period. Jan 11, 1909 Cubism Period The painting, Bread and Fruit Dish on a Table, signifies the beginning of Picasso's analytic cubism period. Jan 11, 1911 Relationship Crisis Picasso's relationship with Fernande Olivier ended and his relationship with Marcelle Humbert ( Eva Gouel) began. Jan 11, 1912 Synthetic Cubism This painting marked the end of analytical cubism and the start of synthetic cubism. Jan 11, 1922 Between Wars This is one of Picasso's many paintings that he made between wars, and this was made during his classicism period. Apr 26, 1937 Guernica Guernica was created to show the bombing done by the Nazis during the Spanish Civil War. Jan 11, 1945 Charnel House Charnel House was created by Picasso to show the terrible things that happened in Nazi concentration camps. Jan 11, 1957 Las Meninas This is one of the 40 or more recreations of Las Meninas, by Pablo Picasso. The original painting was made by Deigo Velasquez. Apr 8, 1973 Picasso's Death Picasso died on April 8th 1973 but his legacy has lived on and will continue living throughout history.