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Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, 1941

Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, 1941

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Title: Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo

Date: 1941

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 28 x 27 cm. on paper 36 x 28 cm.

Description: Identification on verso (handwritten): #3 for Mildred Cousadine, 1984

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Frida and Diego at lunch in Coyoacan (Frida's house), fall 1941.

Rollardcord camera, Panatonic film

This is an unposed photograph. Several times during the long mid-day meal, Frida, because her spine hurt, would get up and walk a little. Often she stopped to embrace Diego's head, which pleased him. I just said (because I had my camera shooting everything that day), "Please just stay exactly like you are for a minute so I can photograph you". They did.

Emmy Lou Packard, 1984

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Emmy Lou Packard papers, 1900-1990

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, 1941 / Emmy Lou Packard, photographer. Emmy Lou Packard papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 5526