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2769T Boston
November 20, 2014 12:00 PM - December 1, 2014 01:00 PMCalender

George Barris (American, b. 1922)

Auction: Fine Wines - 2769T Location: Boston Date / Time: November 20, 2014 12:00PM


George Barris (American, b. 1922)

Marilyn Monroe, Hollywood Hills, July 1962, probably printed later. Signed "George Barris" in ink l.r., numbered "55/99" in ink on the verso l.l., and stamped "© 1987 GEORGE BARRIS/MARILYN MONROE, WESTON EDITIONS LTD., ALL RIGHTS RESERVED" in blue ink and "© COPYRIGHT 1987, MARILYN MONROE/WESTON EDITIONS LTD." in red ink on the verso l.r. Gelatin silver print, image/sight size 13 1/8 x 10 1/8 in. (33.4 x 25.8 cm), framed. Condition: Slight ripple to paper in l.r. corner.

N.B. George Barris was the last photographer to take pictures of Marilyn Monroe before her untimely death on August 5, 1962.
Estimate $800-1,200

Sheet measures 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 28.0 cm).

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MARILYN MONROE/WESTON EDITIONS LTD., George Barris, Hollywood Hills, WESTON EDITIONS LTD., last photographer, B. George Barris