Frida Kahlo de Rivera (Spaingie pronunciation: [ˈfɾiða ˈkalo]; Julie 6, 1907 – Julie 13, 1954), born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón,[1][3] wis a Mexican penter who is best kent for her sel-portraits.[4]

Frida Kahlo
Frida Kahlo, by Guillermo Kahlo.jpg
Kahlo in 1932, photographed bi her faither Guillermo Kahlo
BornMagdalena Carmen Frieda[1] Kahlo y Calderón
6 Julie 1907(1907-07-06)
Coyoacán, Mexico Ceety, Mexico
Died13 Julie 1954(1954-07-13) (aged 47)
Coyoacán, Mexico Ceety, Mexico
Kent forPentin
Notable wirk(s)in museums:
MuivementSurrealism, Magic realism


  1. 1.0 1.1 Frieda is a German name from the word for peace (Friede/Frieden); Kahlo began omitting the "e" in her name about 1935 [1] (archive)
  2. Frieda and Diego Rivera (1931) at SFMOMA
  3. Herrera, Hayden (1983). A Biography of Frida Kahlo. New York: HarperCollins. ISBN 978-0-06-008589-6.
  4. Klein, Adam G. (2005). Frida Kahlo. Edina, Minn.: ABDO Pub. Co. ISBN 9781596797314. Retrieved 8 July 2013.