Portrait of Lucha Maria, A Girl from Tehuacan, 1942

In this painting, Frida depits an innocent pretty girl who seems get lost in the desert. The background of this portrait is divided night and day. This is a common background Frida liked to use in some of her other paintings. On the left side is moon and under it is Pyramid of the Moon at Teotihuacan. On the right side is the sun and uner the sun is the Pyramid of the Sun at Teotihuacan.

The young girl wears a shawl around her shoulders giving the indication that the sun is chilly. In her grasp she was holding a camouflaged model military plane which may be a symbol of the World War II.