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    Philippe Halsman (American, 1906-1979)
    Marilyn Monroe Portfolio (ten photographs), 1952-59
    Gelatin silver, printed by Stephen Gersh under the supervision of Yvonne Halsman
    13 x 10 inches (33.0 x 25.4 cm)
    Signed by Yvonne Halsman and editioned '169/250' in ink on the colophon; each with the Halsman/Marilyn copyright credit portfolio stamp, numbered '169' in ink on verso.
    Published by the Neikrug Press, 1981, in a linen-clamshell case

    Includes:
    Portrait of Marilyn, 1952; Marilyn with Barbells, 1952; Marilyn, Life cover, 1952; Marilyn Jumping, 1959; Marilyn Entering the Closet, 1952; Marilyn Flirting, 1952; Marilyn at the Drive-In, 1952; Marilyn Listening to Music, 1952; The True Marilyn, 1952; Marilyn-Mao, 1952.


    Condition Report*: Each of the prints are in very good condition, with a few very minor hairline scratches visible under raking light; a few of the mats have some staining on the recto, no harm to any of the images or prints.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    13th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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