Continuing our coverage of photographer Edward Quinn’s brilliant book Stars and Cars of the ’50s, we bring you – Picasso.

Here the artist and his son Paul is pictured with his 1930 Hispano-Suiza type H6B with coachwork by Henri Binder on the Cote d’Azur in 1953.

Picasso and his Hispano-Suiza type H6B on the Cote d’Azur in 1953

A car built to rival the Rolls-Royce, the H6B was the Spanish ulltra-luxe auto marque’s flagship.

Renowned for exquisite hand-built racing and luxury cars, Hispano-Suiza also created several one-offs for King Alfonso XIII of Spain.

A fitting conveyance for an artist with an outsize ego….