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    Sale 2252

    Icons of Glamour and Style: The Constantiner Collection

    16 - 17 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 124

    EVE ARNOLD (B. 1913)

    Marilyn Monroe throws the dice during the filming of The Misfits, 1960

    Price Realised  

    EVE ARNOLD (B. 1913)
    Marilyn Monroe throws the dice during the filming of The Misfits, 1960
    6 gelatin silver prints
    Arnold Magnum John Hillelson agency copyright credit reproduction limitation stamps, one with Today date stamp (on the verso); two with Magnum labels affixed (on the reverse of the overmat); four with exhibition labels affixed (on the frame backing)
    each approximately 8 1/8 x 12 (20.5 x 30cm.) (6)


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    Provenance

    Phillips de Pury & Company, New York, Magnum Photographs, April 24, 2004, lot 51.


    Pre-Lot Text

    When Houston gave Marilyn the dice, she asked him: 'What should I say to them?' He replied: 'Don't think about it, my sweet. Just throw them. It's the story of your life, just throw!'
    Eve Arnold


    Exhibited

    Marilyn Monroe: Photographs from the Collection of Michaela and Leon Constantiner, Tel Aviv Museum, Israel, May 13 - September 19, 2004; I Wanna Be Loved By You: Photographs of Marilyn Monroe from the Leon and Michaela Constantiner Collection, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, November 12, 2004 - April 3, 2005, Toledo Museum of Art and Bass Museum of Art.