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Frida Kahlo letter to Emmy Lou Packard, 1941 December 15, from the Emmy Lou Packard papers, 1900-1990

Frida Kahlo letter to Emmy Lou Packard, 1941 December 15

Kahlo, Frida, 1907-1954

Item Information

Title: Frida Kahlo letter to Emmy Lou Packard

Date: 1941 December 15

Physical Details: Letter : 4 p. : handwritten ; 28 x 22 cm.

Description: Kahlo urgently asks Packard to persuade American art collector Walter G. Arensberg to purchase a different painting of hers than the original one he was interested in, Birth because she had already sold it to another collector, Edgar Kauffman.

Letter is in Spanish.

Creator: Kahlo, Frida, 1907-1954

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

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Frida Kahlo letter to Emmy Lou Packard, 1941 December 15. Emmy Lou Packard papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 748