Artist: Frida Kahlo Title: "Self Portrait Dedicated to Dr. Eloesser" Medium: oil on masonite Size: x 40 cm Ownership: Private Collection Comments: Kahlo wearing her pain as a necklace of thorns. I like that she looks so strong in this portrait.
Autorretrato con Collar de Espinas (Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird) 1940 by Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. Oil on canvas. Housed at the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin, in Austin, TX.
"There are no borders in her portraits between the familiar, real world, the objectively visible, and the world of the irrational and the imagination." [Frida Kahlo: Pain and Passion by Andrea Kettenmann]