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    Tom Kelley (American, 1914-1984)
    Marilyn Monroe, Pose #2, from the Red Velvet series, 1949
    Dye-transfer, printed later
    14-3/8 x 11 inches (36.6 x 27.9 cm)
    Signed and editioned '4/2000' in ink margin recto.

    This lot is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Joseph M. Maddalena of Profiles in History, dated April 14, 2006.


    More information about Kelley, Tom.

    Condition Report*: Paper is flush-mounted to board to an overall size of 20 x 16 inches; there is some surface grime in the lower margin, as well as a dime-sized spot of grime at the center left and lower left quadrant of the image; toning visible along the outside of the image; some scattered abrasions in the margins; the mount is bowing slightly; crease to the lower left corner; a few linear creases through the image. Not framed.
    *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.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2016
    27th Thursday
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