For Picasso, Gaudí’s famous church, the Sagrada Família, was something of a joke — more to Salvador Dalí’s taste, he once commented, than his. In the living room at La Californie there used to be an enormous panettone that mice had reduced to ruin. ‘Gaudí’s model,’ he would say.
(J. Richardson, A Life of Picasso. Vol. I: 1881-1906. p.62)