Guernica is a Cubist painting by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) which was painted as a representation of the horrors of war after the Nazi bombing on the Spanish town of Guernica in April 1937. Guernica is a very large painting, measuring 3.5 meters in height and 7.8 meters in width. The painting is painted in oil and in monochrome colors of black, grey and white. Pablo Picasso was one of the most prolific artists of all time, he produced 1,885 paintings, 1,228 sculptures, 2,880 ceramics, 12,000 drawings, many thousands of prints, and numerous tapestries and rugs. Guernica is the most famous painting of all time.