Henri Matisse was born on New Year’s Eve in 1869. One of the most colorful artists of the 20th Century, he believed art should be "a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair."
Pablo Picasso was born on October 25, 1881. His artistic experimentation transformed 20th century art and continues to influence new generations.
An unidentified portrait was found hidden beneath the famous 'Blue Room' painting.