MARILYN MONROE Stock code: 12755
A superb limited edition photography book and framed silver gelatine print, housed in a handmade black lacquered box, as issued. Holographic hand numbered certificate signed by Eve Arnold. Bound in white cloth with pictorial dustwrapper, all edges silvered, the book comprises text and nearly 100 photographs by Eve Arnold. It chronicles the six photography sessions that took place over their 10 year relationship including a two month session when Marilyn was filming "The Misfits". Twenty-eight of the images are seen here for the first time. The framed silver gelatine print is unique to this limited edition, it measures 260 x 260 mm (unframed) and will never again be reproduced in in this size. The original negative is now retained by the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript library at Yale University. Also included is the original exhibition catalogue for the gallery show of limited edition prints at the Halcyon Gallery. A beautifully produced celebration of the movie icon.
Limited to 500 copies, this being number 122. The regular trade edition of the book was issued in an edition of 2500 copies.