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    Sale 2252

    Icons of Glamour and Style: The Constantiner Collection

    16 - 17 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 122

    MILTON H. GREENE (1922-1985)

    Marilyn Monroe, circa 1955

    Price Realised  

    MILTON H. GREENE (1922-1985)
    Marilyn Monroe, circa 1955
    5 gelatin silver prints, 3 printed later
    each with copyright credit stamp, one signed in ink and one titled in pencil (on the verso); 4 with exhibition labels affixed (on the frame backing)
    varying sizes from 7½ x 7½in. (19 x 19cm.) to 13¾ x 9¼in. (33 x 28cm.) (5)


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    Provenance

    Staley-Wise Gallery, New York;
    acquired 1997;
    and James Danziger Gallery, New York;
    acquired 1998.


    Exhibited

    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, November 12, 2004 - April 3, 2005, Toledo Museum of Art and Bass Museum of Art.