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George Barris (American, b.1928)
LOT ID: 66999
Marilyn Monroe, Grinning: from The Last Photos, 1962

Chromogenic Print (C-print)
14 х 11 in. (35.56 x 27.94 cm.)
Signed, lower right, stamped on the verso.
Edition AP
Lot description
George Barris, "Marilyn Monroe, Grinning", from The Last Photos taken in 1962 Santa Monica Beach, CA. Original color photograph, hand signed lower right margin, stamped on the verso. 11x14 in. From an edition of 99 and a few artist proofs. This photo is an artist proof.

As part of a photo shoot commissioned by Cosmopolitan Magazine, Barris photographed Marilyn Monroe in Santa Monica and Hollywood. The photos were also to be part of a book Barris and Marilyn were collaborating on at the time. A couple of weeks after their photo shoot together, Marilyn Monroe passed away in her Brentwood home. She was only 36 when the last photos were taken.
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