Nickolas Muray. Frida and Diego with Gas Mask. Photograph.
Nickolas Muray. Frida and Diego with Gas Mask Photograph (1892-1965 b.Szeged, Hungary), Gelatin Silver Print, paper size 15 1/4 x15 1/4 inch, image size 11 7/8 x 11 7/8 1/4. Ed. 44/70. Frame Size: 21 x 21 1/2 inches.
Murray, was born into a Jewish family in Hungary in the year 1892. In 1913 at the age of 21 he emigrated to the United States where he became a renowned photographer, he died in New York City in 1965. From a young age Murray took fencing lessons and became a professional athlete representing the United States in various Olympics. in 1931 he began a love relationship with Frida Kahlo that lasted for 10 years, then remained good friends until her death in 1954.