• Sale 2367

    The Year of the Rabbit: The Playboy Collection

    8 December 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 83

    TOM KELLEY

    Marilyn Monroe on Red Velvet, 1949

    Price Realised  

    TOM KELLEY
    Marilyn Monroe on Red Velvet, 1949
    6 chromogenic digital prints, printed later
    each approximately 16 x 15¾in. (50.8 x 40cm.) (6)


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    This is one of the most immediately recognizable series of images of the young Marilyn Monroe, posed naked on red velvet, illustrated frequently in subsequent Playboy pictorials.