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Look, if I loved you for the hair,
now, when you’re bald, I love you not.

I bring this retablo to Saint Jude Thaddeus in gratitude for my friend Frida, the painter, has got an improvement and is having a positive attitude.

Mexico, 1949

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Maria Teresa Gomez, faithful to the Holy Child of Atocha, brings this retablo thanking for having met in person the painter Frida Kahlo at the “Arronte” hotel in Puebla.

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Maria de los Angeles Chavez asked, with all her faith, Saint Pancras for the reconciliation of her friends Diego and Frida. As he made so, she brings this retablo as gratitude.

Mexico, 1939

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While walking in the park, Yolanda Robledo had the fortune to met none other than the artist Frida herself. She thanks the Virgin of San Juan with this retablo for such luck.

Puebla, 1943

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Teofila Mendes thanks the Holy Child of Atocha because the artist Frida gave her a doll for her daughter on the Three Kings’ Day.

Mexico, 1939

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Muchas gracias to Our Lady of Sorrows for saving the life of our daughter Frida.

1925

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Carolina Robledo, faithful to Saint Charbel, brings this retablo as a testimony of gratitude for seeing her friend Frida very happy with her pets.

Mexico, 1946

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Ramira Guevara, faithful and devoted to the Virgin of the Solitude, brings this retablo thanking because her friend Frida had improvements in her illness and now she’s happy with her pets.

Mexico, 1944

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Roberta Garcia, with all her devotion, thanks Saint Charbel with the present retablo because she met the artist Frida and they have established a friendship. Roberta is very happy because she admires the artist a lot.

Mexico, 1949

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Karina Morales, with all her devotion, brings this retablo the Virgin of the Solitude thanking for she finally met in person Frida Kahlo, who is her most favorite artist.

Mexico, 1945

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Maria Juaquina Jimenez thanks the Holy Child of Atocha with this retablo for he made so she finally met the painter Frida in person and got her autograph.

Mexico, 1945

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1939, my wife got pregnant and I had no job at the time. So I became a shoeshiner and that way I met Frida, the artist. Having found out about my problem, she helped me. My wife gave birth to the baby, and I’m infinitely thankful for this to the Virgin of San Juan and to Frida.

Mexico City