Open Studio with Jared Bowen

by Andrea Morris
Friday, Jan 29, 2016



Dos Mujeres (Salvadora y Herminia), 1928, Frida Kahlo

The WGBH-produced Open Studio with Jared Bowen looks at a new acquisition by The Museum of Fine Arts. Dos Mujeres (Salvadora y Herminia) (1928) by Frida Kahlo depicts two native Mexican women set against dense tropical foliage. Held privately in the United States since 1929—when it was purchased directly from the artist—the portrait was the first painting ever sold by Kahlo. It is now the first work by the artist to enter the Museum’s collection.

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