Which artist’s full name is nearly two dozen words long?

Which artist’s full name is nearly two dozen words long?

Pablo Picasso

Michelangelo

Vincent van Gogh

The name Pablo Picasso is an alliterative delight, but the artist’s full name is a real tongue twister. His full name consists of 23 words and honors a variety of relatives and saints.

Picasso was baptized with the name Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Martyr Patricio Clito Ruíz y Picasso. Interestingly, his famous last name comes from his mother, María Picasso y López.

Pablo Picasso was a true artist right from the start. According to his mother, his first word was “piz,” his attempt at saying “lápiz” — the Spanish word for pencil.

Answer: The correct answer is Pablo Picasso.

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