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Frida Kahlo, Coyoacan, Mexico letter to Nickolas Muray, New York, N.Y., 1940 January 11, from the Nickolas Muray papers, 1910-1978

Frida Kahlo, Coyoacan, Mexico letter to Nickolas Muray, New York, N.Y., 1940 January 11

Kahlo, Frida, 1907-1954

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Title: Frida Kahlo, Coyoacan, Mexico letter to Nickolas Muray, New York, N.Y.

Date: 1940 January 11

Physical Details: Letter : 2 p. : handwritten ; 28 x 21 cm.

Description: Kahlo writes that she has received the money Muray loaned her; that she had an infection in her hand and couldn't work; that she needs to finish a painting to be included in a show of surrealist art; and complains that Muray treats her "only as a friend." She also mentions that "that awful wench" Ione Robinson has come to Mexico and expresses her frustration with Diego Rivera.

Date based on postmark.

Creator: Kahlo, Frida, 1907-1954

Forms part of: Nickolas Muray papers, 1910-1978

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Frida Kahlo, Coyoacan, Mexico letter to Nickolas Muray, New York, N.Y., 1940 January 11. Nickolas Muray papers, 1910-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 13535