A self-portrait of famous Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, Diego and Me, was sold at Sotheby's New York auction for $ 34.9 million. The amount raised was a record for the works of Latin American artists.
This was reported by BBC News.
In the painting, painted in 1949, Kahlo is depicted with a portrait of her husband, artist Diego Rivera. on the forehead, which, in turn, has a third eye on its forehead.
Kahlo's self-portrait was put up for auction by the heir of the collector, who bought the painting in 1990 for $ 1.4 million. Prior to this, the painting belonged to the writer from Chicago Florence Arkin, who was intimately familiar with the couple of Mexican artists.