Experts Say Picasso Could Have Been Inspired by Mozarabic Bible for his Guernica Figures

Pablo Picasso, Guernica, 1937

Several experts from the world of art have stated that there is an extraordinary likeness between the figures that appear in the guernica painted by the artist and those in a Mozarabic Bible from the 10th Century, which is housed in the Cathedral in Leon, to the point where it has been discarded that it was fruit of a coincidence.

This Bible was exhibited in Barcelona in 1929 and in Paris in 1937, a time when the Cubist genius could have discovered the expressionist drawings that appear in the medieval text, according to the head of the Cathedral of Leon Museum, Máximo Gómez Rascón.

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