During her last years, Frida painted mostly still life but would politicize them by adding a flag, a peace dove, or inscriptions. One of her last self-portraits in 1954 entitled "Marxism Will Give Health to the Sick" was a strong political statement in support of the PCM. Following that painting she immortalized Stalin in "Self-Portrait with Stalin" , another painting with an obvious Communist theme. When Frida died in July of 1954, she left an unfinished portrait of Stalin on the easel in her studio a testament to the fact that, when she was able, she wanted to paint to " serve the party " and " benefit the Revolution ".
Mansfield spent her last years seeking increasingly unorthodox cures for her tuberculosis. In February 1922 she consulted the Russian physician Ivan Manoukhin , whose "revolutionary" treatment, which consisted of bombarding her spleen with X-rays , caused Mansfield to develop heat flashes and numbness in her legs.
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