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    ANDRE DE DIENES (American, 1913-1985)
    Marilyn Monroe, Tobey Beach, New York (Swimsuit Back), 1949
    Gelatin silver, 1992
    13-3/8 x 10-1/2 inches (34.0 x 26.7 cm)
    Artist's stamp, artist's Estate stamp, Edward Weston Collection stamp, The Norma Jeane & Marilyn Collection copyright stamp, and reproduction rights stamp signed and dated in ink by the artist's wife (Shirley) verso.

    PROVENANCE:
    Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla, California;
    Society Stylist LLC, Dallas.


    Condition Report*: Glossy surface; light, hairline emulsion craquelure visible under raking light; tiny linear surface impression on Marilyn's left buttock visible under raking light; not examined outside of frame. Framed Dimensions 21.5 X 18.5 Inches
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2015
    15th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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