"The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place; from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web."
Pablo Picasso Self-Portrait 1907
Picasso was baptized Pablo Diego Jose' Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno Maria de los Remedios Crispiniano de la Santisima Trinidad. These are names honoring saints and relatives. Added to these were Ruiz and Picasso, for his mother and father, a Spanish custom.