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GARRY WINOGRAND (1928-1984)
Marilyn's legs featured prominently in what has surely become the most iconic Marilyn image of them all, the scene from The Seven Year Itch (1955) in which she stands over a Manhattan subway grating and squeals with pleasure as her skirt billows upward. David M. Lubin
GARRY WINOGRAND (1928-1984)

Marilyn Monroe, The Seven Year Itch, 1954

Details
GARRY WINOGRAND (1928-1984)
Marilyn Monroe, The Seven Year Itch, 1954
gelatin silver print, printed later
signed and numbered '1/100' in pencil (on the verso); various collection and exhibition labels affixed (on the frame backing)
15¾ x 10 5/8in. (39.8 x 26.8cm.)
Provenance
Dayton Hudson Corporation Collection, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1983;
Christie's, New York, October 13, 1992, lot 627.
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.
Post Lot Text
This picture was made early one morning on location on Lexington Avenue with a number of photographers present including Winogrand and Elliott Erwitt (see following lot). The scene as it appears in the film was subsequently shot on a Hollywood set.

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