A still life of five pitahayas. The pitahaya is a desert fruit with a melon-like taste that grows on rocks or in thickets. The painting was made on metal and the wooden white frame is original to the work.


  • Title: Pitahayas
  • Creator: Frida Kahlo
  • Date Created: 1938
  • Physical Location: Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: © 2018 Banco de México Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo Museums Trust. Av. 5 de Mayo No. 2, Col. Centro, Del Cuauhtémoc, C.P. 06000, Mexico, City. Reproducción autorizada por el Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura, 2018.
  • Medium: oil on tin

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