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Frida Kahlo’s first sale returns to market

Painting with $4.5m price tag was originally bought by American industrialist

Frida Kahlo's Two Women (Salvadora and Herminia), 1928

The first painting Frida Kahlo sold is on sale at Art Basel Miami Beach this week, with a price tag of $4.5m. Two Women (Salvadora and Herminia), 1928 (left, detail), was originally bought by the American industrialist Jackson Cole Phillips, who, along with Diego Rivera and the artist’s sister, Cristina Kahlo, signed the back of the painting. The work, which remained in the family until recently, is on show with the New York-based dealer Mary-Anne Martin (D4). “The work… hasn’t been seen much in public, so this is a special opportunity for a private collector or museum,” Martin says.

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13 Mar 13
17:43 CET

GABRIEL BUSBY, SARNIA,ON

it is awsome in A WAY THAT I DONT KNOW

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