SUPERB 1953 Original Photo MARILYN MONROE - NUDE w/ TOWEL - by ANDRE de DIENES a RARE Oversize "VINTAGE" Andre de Dienes Exemplar! From the Shirley de Dienes Collection. 11" x 14" Antique Gelatin-Silver.
An EXCEPTIONAL, Vintage 1950's Original Photograph of a young Marilyn Monroe as captured by renowned Hungarian-American photographer Andre de Dienes. This antique photo originates DIIRECTLY from Shirley de Dienes, Andre's widow and were personally obtained by her close friend and our consignor.
Born in Transylvania in Austria-Hungary, de Dienes shot for many prestigious publishers including the Associated Press, Esquire, Vogue and Life magazines. In the mid-forties Dienes met the nineteen-year-old Marilyn Monroe (then called Norma Jeane Baker) who was a model on the books of Emmeline Snivelys Blue Book Model Agency. He became one of the first photographers to shoot the girl who would become the most famous woman of the 20th Century. The two would collaborate on several photo shoots until their last in 1961.This one captures a teasing shot of a "nude" Marilyn coming out of the showers with just towels covering her up. The offered photo is a period 1950's exemplar from Dienes that was made in the 1950's by his own hands! The photo is a LARGE-format doubleweight example measuring a whopping 14 in height. It comes from his estate and comes with unmatched provenance. On the reverse is Dienes own hand notations and a couple of credit stamps used over the years. Simply put, this is an extraordinary Marilyn Monroe photograph for the finest of Monroe collections. Thanks in advance for your professional courtesy and cooperation. "Please allow time for images to load".
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