Lot #8071
Marilyn Monroe Oversized Signed Photograph

Enchanting oversized portrait “Love & Kisses, Marilyn Monroe”
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Estimate: $15000+

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Description

Enchanting oversized portrait “Love & Kisses, Marilyn Monroe”

Stunning vintage matte-finish 11 x 13.75 soft-lit portrait of Monroe casting an alluring, breathless gaze, signed and inscribed in blue ballpoint, “To Bill, Love & Kisses, Marilyn Monroe.” In very good to fine condition, with scattered overall creasing, with a pair touching her face. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from PSA/DNA. Markedly enhanced by its atypical size and glamourous pose, this is a simply exquisite depiction of the radiant actress as part of Frank Powolny’s gorgeous publicity stills for the 1953 film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Most famously associated with his classic World War II pinup of Betty Grable, Powolny remained a trusted photographer for Monroe throughout her career, and is noted as taking the last known still photographs of the starlet during production of Something's Got to Give, one week before her death in 1962. An uncommon and ravishing image of the iconic starlet.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Pop Culture Auction Now
  • Dates: June 16 - June 23





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