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Frida Kahlo


Auction Closed

May 18, 09:51 PM GMT


80,000 - 120,000 USD

Lot Details


The Collection of Jay I. Kislak: Sold to Benefit the Kislak Family Foundation

Frida Kahlo

1907 - 1954


signed Soñado por Frida Kahlo (lower center); inscribed Xibalba (left edge) Alado Xolotl (lower center) 7 Rios (lower right) 

pastel and crayon on paper

8¾ by 11½ in.

22.2 by 29.2 cm.

Executed circa 1950. 

We wish to thank Professor Luis Martín Lozano for his kind assistance in the cataloguing of this work. 

Please find updated cataloguing for this work on
Ruth Rivera de Coronel, Mexico City (by descent from the artist) 
Rafael Coronel, Cuernavaca (a gift from the above) 
Juan Coronel Rivera, Mexico City (a gift from the above) 
Fine Arts of Ancient Lands, New York 
Acquired from the above in 1991 

Martha Zamora, Frida: El pincel de la angustia, Mexico City, 1987 and 2007, n.n., p. 375, illustrated in color 

Helga Prignitz–Poda; Salomon Grimberg; Andrea Kettenmann; Frida Kahlo Das Gesamtwerk, Frankfurt, 1988, no. 241, pp. 216 and 280, illustrated in color 

Luis-Martín Lozano, ed., Frida Kahlo: The Complete Paintings, Cologne, 2021, no. 69, p. 537, discussed