Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
includes Buyer's Premium (BP) 


    EARL MORAN (American, 1893-1984)
    Pastel on board
    30.75 x 22.5 in.
    Signed lower right

    This stunning image of Marilyn Monroe absolutely glows. It is perhaps the sunniest and happiest of the paintings that Moran did from life of the young Norma Jean, making it obvious that she was a star in the making.

    This painting was reproduced as figure 626 in The Great American Pin-Up by Charles G. Martignette and Louis K. Meisel, Taschen, 1996.

    From the Collection of Craig Macmillan.

    Condition Report*:

    Very good condition, not examined outside of frame. Framed under glass to an overall size of 31.5 x 23.25 inches.

    *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. 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. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Requires 3rd Party Shipping (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2011
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 8,215

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2017 April 20 Prints & Multiples Modern & Contemporary Art Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage Auctions far exceeded expectations both as to dollar amounts and the number of sold lots.
    Judson Ball,
    Scottsdale, AZ
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2016 October 12 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    2016 October 12 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,796,721