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    Collection of (74) vintage contact prints of Marilyn Monroe by Richard Avedon for Life from "Marilyn Monroe, Actress, New York City, May 6, 1957" sitting. Collection of (74) vintage contact prints of Marilyn Monroe by Richard Avedon for Life from "Marilyn Monroe, Actress, New York City, May 6, 1957" sitting. Collection of gelatin silver semi-gloss double-weight 2.25 x 2.25 in. (some reduced by photographer) contact prints (74) of Marilyn Monroe from "Marilyn Monroe, Actress, New York City, May 6, 1957" sitting for Life (published 12-22-58); numbered 1-75 from 2.25 x 2.25 in. negatives. Original vintage contact print sheets produced by Avedon for Monroe in her most significant sitting. Avedon recalls: "For hours she danced and sang and flirted and did this thing that's-she Marilyn Monroe. And then there was the inevitable drop. And when the night was over and the white wine was over and the dancing was over, she sat in the corner like a child, with everything gone. I saw her sitting quietly without expression on her face, and I walked towards her but I wouldn't photograph her without her knowledge of it. And as I came with the camera, I saw that she was not saying no." In very good condition.

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    July, 2013
    28th Sunday
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