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    Sale 2252

    Icons of Glamour and Style: The Constantiner Collection

    16 - 17 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 126

    BEN ROSS (1916-2004)

    Marilyn Monroe, Hollywood, 1953

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    BEN ROSS (1916-2004)
    Marilyn Monroe, Hollywood, 1953
    13 gelatin silver prints, printed later
    each signed, titled, dated, 2 numbered, '5/30' and '2/30', the remainder '1/30' in pencil and copyright credit stamp (on the verso)
    12 x 9¼in. (30.4 x 23.4cm.) (13)


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist in 2001.


    Exhibited

    Six prints exhibited in;
    Marilyn Monroe: Photographs from the Collection of Michaela and Leon Constantiner, Tel Aviv Museum, Israel, May 13 - September 25, 2004;
    I Wanna Be Loved By You: Photographs of Marilyn Monroe from the Leon and Michaela Constantiner Collection, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, New York, November 12, 2004 - April 3, 2005, Toledo Museum of Art and Bass Museum of Art.