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Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Artnet Online Auctions - Marilyn Monroe Photographs Sale To Feature Limited Edition Bert Stern Prints

From February 10-24 artnet Online Auctions will feature a special sale of 60 photographs of the legendary screen icon Marilyn Monroe by renowned photographers including Bert Stern, George Barris, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Ken Galente, and George Zimbel. The sale chronicles Monroes rise from a young ingnue to the height of fame just weeks before her tragic death. Leading the sale is a portfolio of nine limited edition prints taken at Monroes last session with Bert Stern in 1962 for America Vogue known as The Last Sitting. It was believed that these transparencies, now known as The Lost Sitting were lost forever, until they were recently discovered, recovered and restored. Included in this collection is a portfolio of six images of Marilyn Monroe as Jacqueline Kennedy (estimate for the portfolio: $20,000-30,000).