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    Sale 2252

    Icons of Glamour and Style: The Constantiner Collection

    16 - 17 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 37

    PHILIPPE HALSMAN (1906-1979)

    Marilyn Monroe Portfolio, 1952-1959

    Price Realised  

    PHILIPPE HALSMAN (1906-1979)
    Marilyn Monroe Portfolio, 1952-1959
    The Neikrug Press, 1981. 10 gelatin silver prints. Signed by Yvonne Halsman and numbered '243/250' in ink (on the colophon); each with Halsman Marilyn copyright credit portfolio stamp, numbered '245' in pencil (on the verso); each 13 x 10in. (32.9 x 25.4cm.) or the reverse; contained in a linen clamshell case.


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    Provenance

    Staley-Wise Gallery, New York;
    acquired 1995.


    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.