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George Hurrell (American, 1904–1992)
LOT ID: 75496
Marlene Dietrich, 1936

Offset Lithograph
18 х 23 in. (45.72 x 58.42 cm.)
Signed, in right margin and dated.
Print/Casting Year ie. circa 1980
Lot description
Marlene Dietrich by George Hurrell. Hand signed offset litho. Image was taken at Hurrell's Sunset Studio in 1936. 23 x 18 in. Signed by Hurrell with the year 80' written in right margin.

George Hurrell was hired as head of the MGM portrait gallery in 1930. For the next two years, Hurrell photographed every star at MGM, from Joan Crawford, Clark Gable and Greta Garbo to Wallace Beery and Marie Dressler. His work set a new standard for Hollywood portraits. It even inspired a new name for the genre - glamour photography. Beginning in 1965 with an exhibition at New York's Museum of Modern Art, his work has been showcased at museums throughout the world. Hurrell died in 1992.
Marlene Dietrich by George Hurrell
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