Kahlo neglected to mail her December 15th letter to Packard early enough to reach her in San Francisco and sent this urgent telegram to Packard. Here, she offers the same painting I with my Nurse to Walter Arensberg at a slightly higher price in lieu of Birth, which was for Edgar Kaufmann.
Frida Kahlo telegram to Emmy Lou Packard, 1941 December 17. Emmy Lou Packard papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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