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Frida and Diego at lunch in Coyoacan, 1941

Frida and Diego at lunch in Coyoacan, 1941

Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998, photographer

Item Information

Title: Frida and Diego at lunch in Coyoacan

Date: 1941

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 28 x 27 cm. (image), 36 x 28 cm. (sheet)

Description: Identification on verso (handwritten): #3 for Mildred Cousadine, 1984; c. all rights reserved; 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

Date based on date of image, not print.

Creator: Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998, photographer

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

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Frida and Diego at lunch in Coyoacan, 1941 / Emmy Lou Packard, photographer. Emmy Lou Packard papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 5526