- Category : Art-Fine-art-artist
- Type : ME
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Rulership 2
Catalan Spanish artist, poet and writer. He was a close personal friend of Pablo Picasso and later became his secretary/administrator.
Sabartes met Picasso in 1899 and they remained close until Sabartes' death. In 1899 Picasso painted his first portrait of Sabartes, which is now in the Pushkin Museum, Moscow. At Picasso's request, Sabartes moved to rue la Boétie in Paris in November 1939 and became Picasso's full-time secretary, organising his papers, books and poems, and was responsible for arranging his exhibitions. Sabartes collected a great many works by Picasso which he donated to the Museu Picasso in Barcelona in 1963 forming the core of this gallery which was initially known as the Sabartes collection. His books and papers were donated to the Museo Picasso Málaga.
He died 12 February 1968.