Self Portrait with Necklace, 1933 Frida Kahlo

Self Portrait with Necklace 1933 Frida Kahlo

This picture was painted when Frida was still in Detroit. She gradually recovered from her miscarriage and began to paint again. In this self-portrait, she was wearing a piece of pre-Columbian costume jewelery. Frida as a compilation of several of these wonders and this one is made of jade tablets. She seems to overcome her miscarriage adversity and looks fresh and attractive. She expressed greater self-worth compared to her earlier self-portraits. And in this tincture, for the first time, she represented herself with the shadow of a mustache. This tincture was acquired in 1938 by the American actor Edward G. Robinson.

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