Marilyn Monroe, 1950s
55 gelatin silver prints, the majority printed later
11 with credit stamp (on the verso)
each approximately 9 7/8 x 7¾in. (25 x 19.7cm.) (55)

Lot Essay

Earl Moran photographed Marilyn Monroe for a number of Playboy pictorials featuring the young actress including, more recently, 'Marilyn' (January 1987), 'Playboy's Marilyn' (Calendar, 1992), 'The Nude Marilyn' (January 1997), 'Sex Stars of the Century' (1999), 'Centerfolds of the Century' (2000); 'PM News, Marilyn Monroe' (September 2001) and 'Monroe nd Moran' (July 2008).

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