9 Mar

A Tribute to Cat Lover and Artist Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo was an influential Mexican painter, best known for her self-portraits. As a feminist icon and animal lover, it’s not surprising that many artists have chosen to depict Frida with cats, or as a cat herself. In one of her most famous works, Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird, she has a black cat on her shoulder.

When I look at her self-portraits and photographs, I can see why artists tend to re-imagine Frida as a cat. Her face is full of wisdom and mystery. Her posture is dignified and queen-like. Her body language implies a casual languidness.

Please enjoy several beautiful tributes to Frida Kahlo below, full of bright colors just like her paintings. Even more on my Pinterest board. Which one is your favorite? Let me know in the comments!


Frida Cathlo - link to buy

1│Mia Charro│Society6


 Frida Kahlo Cat Lover - link to buy

2│Madalena Lobao-Tello│Fine Art America


Frida Kahlo Cat Embroidery Hoop - link to buy

3│Elena Caron│Etsy


 White Cat Frida Kahlo - link to buy

4│Lavish Season│Society6


Frida Kahlo Black Cat - link to buy

5│Erika Ashley│ArtPal


Frida Kahlo and Her Cat - link to buy

6│Pristine Cartera Turkus│Fine Art America


 Frida Kahlo and Cat Tile - link to buy

7│Heather Galler│Etsy


 Frida and Her Cat - link to buy

8│Danita’s Art│Society6


Frida Kahlo Roses - link to buy

9│Devine Paintings│Etsy


Itty Bitty Frida and Itty Bitty Kitty - link to buy

10│Karen Haring│Fine Art America


Frida Kahlo Cat Figurine - link to buy

11│Ganbatte│Etsy


 Frida and Friends - link to buy

12│Natalie Briney│Fine Art America


Frida and Black Cat Painting - link to buy

13│Mika Art│Etsy


Frida Meow - link to buy

14│Junoly│Redbubble


Frida Kahlo Enamel Pin - link to buy

15│Wildship Studio│Etsy


Frida Kahlo with Cat - link to buy

 16│Lulu My Pink Turtle Art│Etsy


Frida Kahlo Pet Portrait - link to buy

17│Melo Earth│Etsy


Frida Kahlo Cat Pouch - link to buy

18│Cicilla Handmade│Etsy


 Frida Kahlo with Kitties - link to buy

19│Mookers Designs│Etsy


Frida Kahlo Cat Keychain - link to buy

20│Frida Handmade│Etsy


Frida and Black Cat in Tree - link to buy

21│Tascha Parkinson│Etsy


Frida Kahlo Collage - link to buy

22│Niaski│Etsy



Please note that since many of the gifts I profile in this blog are handmade and one-of-a-kind, there’s a chance it could be gone by the time you found this page. If you click on something and it’s already sold, don’t be sad! See if you can contact the artist (if they have their own site) or go to Shop and search for another unique item.

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