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    Sale 2252

    Icons of Glamour and Style: The Constantiner Collection

    16 - 17 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 105

    UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER

    Marilyn Monroe in swimsuit by a pool, 1955

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER
    Marilyn Monroe in swimsuit by a pool, 1955
    6 gelatin silver prints, one printed later
    5 titled and numbered '#1-5' in ink (on the verso); 5 with exhibition labels affixed (on the reverse of the mount or on the frame backing)
    9½ x 7 5/8in. (24 x 19.5cm.) and 10 7/8 x 10½in. (27.5 x 26.8cm.) (6)


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    Provenance

    Staley-Wise Gallery, New York;
    acquired 1999.


    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.