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    Sale 12275


    20 May 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 71

    Bert Stern (1929-2013)

    Marilyn Monroe, from 'The Last Sitting', 1969

    Price Realised  


    Bert Stern (1929-2013)
    Marilyn Monroe, from 'The Last Sitting', 1969
    gelatin silver contact print
    signed in red crayon, annotations in pencil and stamped photographer's copyright credit (verso)
    image/sheet: 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. ( 20 x 25.2 cm.)

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    Alexander Liberman;
    acquired from the Liberman Estate by the present owner.

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    Bert Stern, Marilyn Monroe – The Complete Last Sitting, Schirmer/ Mosel, Munich, 1982, p. 238.