Artist Frida Kahlo
Year 1943
Medium Oil on metal
Location Private Collection
Dimensions 12 x 19.5 in
30.5 x 49.9 cm
Famous Paintings by Frida Kahlo
The Suicide of Dorothy Hale, 1938
Roots, 1943
The Two Fridas, 1939
The Bus, 1929
Moses, 1945
The Wounded Deer, 1946
The Broken Column, 1944
Without Hope, 1945
Complete Works

Roots is one of the most intriguing historical oil paintings prepared by a famous Mexican artist Frida Kahlo de Rivera. It depicts the artist reclining in an orange dress with vines growing out of her curvy body into the ground widely seen to signify the importance of the concept of fertility in human life cycle.

A Symbolic Historical Masterpiece

To a seasoned contemporary art lover, Roots is more than just an ordinary piece of work. It contains lots of vivid and symbolic information.

Throughout her career, Frida was known for her detailed and expressive style of art. She always strived to convey as much information as possible through her precise brushstroke skills, a feat that saw (and still sees) many art lovers treasure her works.

Roots is currently one of the most precious Latin American art gems. Its expressive and eye-catching design is one among the many reasons behind why many history lovers crave it.

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