'Tiny' $1.2m Frida Kahlo self-portrait shows its face at NY art sale

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2015-06-26 12:22:24

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'Tiny' $1.2m Frida Kahlo self-portrait shows its face at NY art sale

Autorretrato en Miniatura could sell for six figures when it auctions at Sotheby's, later this month

Frida Kahlo's tiny Autorretrato en Miniatura is expected to make close to $1.2m at Sotheby's Latin American Masterpieces auction in New York, next month.

The two-inch long oil self-portrait of the Mexican artist sold for $225,750 in 2000 and is one of the leading attractions for art investors at the May 25 sale.

Another miniature work by Kahlo, Survivor, sold for $1.1m at Christie's last year -far surpassing its $150,000 estimate.

The record for a Kahlo work is currently $5.61m.That waspaid for the 1943 oil on metal Roots at Sotheby's in 2005.

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