8 December 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 13,750
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
Marilyn Monroe on Red Velvet, 1949
6 chromogenic digital prints, printed later
each approximately 16 x 15¾in. (50.8 x 40cm.) (6)
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