Frida Kahlo: Self Portrait with an Animal Friend
Frida Kahlo was born in Mexico in 1907. As a child, Kahlo had suffered from polio and then survived a serious streetcar accident. That was very difficultfor her. But she was very brave and used her time in bed in a cast to become very good at self-portraits.
Frida Kahlo was married to a very famous artist in Mexico named Diego Rivera. He was known forpainting murals. They never had children. Some of Frida’s friends said that she loved animals as if they were her own children. All in all Frida Kahlo painted close to 200 self-portraits. Many of them with animals.