Milestones, Jun. 16, 1975

Died. Paulo Picasso, 54, only legitimate child of Pablo Picasso; of blood poisoning; in a Paris hospital. Joint heir with Picasso's widow, Jacqueline, to the artist's priceless collection of paintings, "Paulo" was unsuccessful in denying the claims of his father's three illegitimate children to a share in the estate. Young Picasso lived wanly in the massive shadow of his father, helping out occasionally as handyman and chauffeur. His own son, Pablito, died in agony three months after drinking bleaching fluid because he was barred from his grandfather's villa when the artist died.


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