Art par Marilyn
Marilyn's Art


Lot 183: MARILYN MONROE DRAWING
 A single sheet of stationery from Parkside House, the English manor where Monroe and Arthur Miller stayed in Surrey while she filmed The Prince and the Showgirl in London in 1956. The page contains a profile drawing of a man's head in black ink, possibly that of Sir Laurence Olivier.
LITERATURE Monroe, Marilyn, and Bernard Comment. Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters. Pages 120-121. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 1-237. Print.
7 by 5 1/4 inches
 Estimate: $7,000 - $9,000

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Lot 520: MARILYN MONROE CRAYON DRAWING
 Titled “A glass of champagn [sic] the morning after,” the Conté crayon on paper is a monochromatic line drawing of a full Champagne coupe, one of Monroe’s favorite drinks. The drawing is unsigned and framed in a gilt wood frame.
Sight, 11 1/2 by 8 3/4 inches
 Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
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Lot 521: MARILYN MONROE CRAYON FIGURAL STUDY
 Titled “Lover watching his love sleep,” the Conté crayon on paper is a monochromatic red sketch of a reclining nude woman filling the frame with a view of a nude male figure drawn from behind. The drawing is unsigned and framed in a gilt wood frame.
Sight, 11 1/2 by 8 3/4 inches
 Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000
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Lot 522: MARILYN MONROE WATERCOLOR NUDE STUDY
 Titled “Making love sometime,” the watercolor on paper is a monochromatic abstract representation of two naked figures in bed, executed with a great economy of line. The painting is unsigned and framed in a gilt wood frame.
Sight, 11 1/2 by 8 3/4 inches
 Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000
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Lot 523: MARILYN MONROE WATERCOLOR STILL LIFE
 Titled “Viewed from a night table,” the watercolor on paper sheet is a monochromatic sketch showing a bed post and assortment of objects on a bed side table, including a glass of water and book of poems. The painting is unsigned and unframed with rough spiral tab, top edge.
12 by 9 inches
Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
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Lot 524: MARILYN MONROE WATERCOLOR FIGURAL STUDY
 Titled “Jumping into the frying pan from the fire,” the watercolor on paper is a monochromatic red figure of a woman wearing patterned stockings and with arm stretched out behind her as if she is preparing to dive. The painting is unsigned and framed in a gilt wood frame.
Sight, 11 1/2 by 8 3/4 inches
 Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000
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Lot 525: MARILYN MONROE CRAYON FIGURAL STUDY
 Titled “Nude tucking her knees under,” the Conté crayon on paper is a monochromatic red female figure abstractly drawn with an economy of line depicting a woman holding her knees to her body. The drawing is unsigned and framed in a gilt wood frame.
Sight, 11 1/2 by 8 3/4 inches
 Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000
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Lot 526: MARILYN MONROE CRAYON PORTRAIT
 Titled “I must concentrate,” the Conté crayon on paper is a monochromatic abstract portrait of a woman’s head. The title is written over a previous inscription that has been smudged and crossed out. The drawing is unsigned and framed in a gilt wood frame.
Sight, 11 1/2 by 8 3/4 inches
 Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
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Lot 527: MARILYN MONROE CRAYON DRAWING
 Titled “Old Man sitting on a bench listening,” the Conté crayon on paper is a monochromatic abstract portrait of a man leaning forward. The title is written along lower edge of sheet. The drawing is unsigned and framed in a gilt wood frame.
Sight, 11 1/2 by 8 3/4 inches
 Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
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Lot 528: MARILYN MONROE WATERCOLOR SKETCHES
 Untitled, the watercolor on paper is a monochromatic sketch of a reclining female nude on one side of the paper and an abstract animal figure on the other. The painting is unsigned and unframed with rough spiral tab, side edge.
13 3/4 by 10 inches
 Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
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Lot 529: MARILYN MONROE WATERCOLOR SKETCH
 A single sheet of paper from a spiral-bound pad of watercolor paper with a loosely done sketch of a woman's head resting on her hand in monochromatic tones. A horizontal line has been drawn through the eyes. The reverse side of the paper has a loose sketch of a bull in black charcoal and another faint sketch in Conté crayon.
12 1/4 by 9 inches
 Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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Lot 530: MARILYN MONROE WATERCOLOR PORTRAIT
 Titled “Girl Writing,” the watercolor on paper is a monochromatic sketch of a seated woman in a dress with intricate shoe strap against a minimal background suggesting a bench. The painting is unsigned and unframed with rough spiral tab, top edge.
12 by 9 inches
 Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
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 Marilyn dans l'Art
Marilyn in Art


Lot 69: MARILYN MONROE ANDY WARHOL POSTER
 An original offset lithograph poster for the 1972 Tate Gallery exhibition of Andy Warhol, featuring Warhol’s iconic portrait of Marilyn Monroe.
Framed, 36½ by 26½ inches
PROVENANCE: Lot 101, "Interiors-20th Century Edition including Modern Design, Art, Fashion & Prints," Christie's, South Kensington, Sale number 5340, September 16, 2008
 Estimate: $200 - $400
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Lot 80: BOB MACKIE MARILYN MONROE JFK GOWN SKETCH
 A Bob Mackie signed mixed media on paper contemporary sketch of Marilyn Monroe in her 1962 Jean Louis designed gown. Mackie has drawn Monroe in the nude illusion gown using his 1960s era style of rendering. Mackie’s first job in Hollywood was with Jean Louis. At the time he drew the original sketch, he did not know who it the gown was for. The 22 year-old Mackie, under Jean Louis’ direction, spent his days drawing sketches of Marilyn Monroe for her role as Ellen Arden in the unfinished film Something’s Got To Give (20th Century). Mackie recalled that Louis’ French accent was so thick it was difficult to understand his directions.
17 by 11 inches
 Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
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Lot 81: BOB MACKIE MARILYN MONROE JFK GOWN SKETCH
 A Bob Mackie signed mixed media on paper contemporary sketch of Marilyn Monroe in her 1962 Jean Louis designed gown. Mackie has drawn Monroe in the nude illusion gown using his current style of sketching. Mackie’s first job in Hollywood was with Jean Louis. At the time he drew the original sketch, he did not know who the gown was for. The 22 year-old Mackie, under Jean Louis’ direction, spent his days drawing sketches of Marilyn Monroe for her role as Ellen Arden in the unfinished film Something’s Got To Give (20th Century). Mackie recalled that Louis’ French accent was so thick it was difficult to understand his directions.
17 by 11 inches
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
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Lot 82: MARILYN MONROE LEROY NEIMAN (AMERICAN, 1921-2012)
 "Happy Birthday Mr. President," serigraph on paper, signed in pencil lower right and numbered 500/600 lower left.
38 by 34 inches, sight; 56 by 52 inches, overall
 Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000
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Lot 536: MARILYN MONROE FAN ITEMS
 A vintage pencil on paper fan portrait of Monroe signed and dated Myrna Phaire, 1954. Together with Volume one, Number one of the Marilyn Monroe Memorial Fan Club Yearbook Summer 1964 - Summer 1965 edited by James Spada.
8 1/2 by 11 inches
 Estimate: $300 - $500
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Lot 613: MARILYN MONROE PORTRAITS
 A pair of chalk on paper portraits of Marilyn Monroe signed "Charles Presto," one dated 1958.
20 by 15 1/2 inches
PROVENANCE From the Estate of Frieda Hull
 Estimate: $400 - $600
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Lot 914: MARILYN MONROE THE PRINCE AND THE SHOWGIRL PAINTING BY FLINT
 A Francis Russell Flint (British, 1915-1977) painting of Marilyn Monroe and Laurence Olivier in their roles as The Regent and Elsie in The Prince and the Showgirl (Warner Bros., 1957). The painting, on canvas, is reported to have been made on set during the filming of what was then called "The Sleeping Prince." Signed by Flint at lower right. A wood stretcher on the back of the painting is marked “Marilyn Monroe and Laurence Olivier ‘The Sleeping Prince.’”
20 by 30 inches
 Estimate: $400 - $600
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Lot 978: MARILYN MONROE NUDE PORTRAIT BY JON HUL
 A graphite on paper study of Marilyn Monroe posing nude next to a swimming pool. Based on images taken during the making of Monroe's last film, Something's Got To Give (20th Century, 1962). Signed and dated to the center right by artist Jon Hul.
30 by 24 inches, framed
 Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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Lot 980: BOB MACKIE ORIGINAL MARILYN MONROE COSTUME SKETCH AND BOOK
An original Bob Mackie costume design sketch for Marilyn Monroe in her role as Ellen Arden in the unfinished film Something’s Got To Give. The mixed media on board sketch shows Monroe wearing the complete costume suit consisting of a fur-trimmed coat and shift dress. At right, a smaller sketch shows the costume without the jacket, and at left is a small sketch of the back neckline. A fabric swatch is affixed to the upper right corner. The sketch is initialed “T.S.M.” in the upper right corner and dated “5/14/62” on verso. Mackie created this sketch as a 22-year-old in his first Hollywood job working as a sketch artist for Jean Louis. Monroe liked the Jean Louis designed costume so much she wore the ensemble to her last public appearance, a charity event for muscular dystrophy held at Dodger Stadium on June 1, 1962. Accompanied by the book Marilyn in Fashion: The Enduring Influence of Marilyn Monroe by Christopher Nickens and George Zeno (Philadelphia: Running Press, 2012) featuring an image of Monroe on set wearing this costume.
20 by 15 inches
PROVENANCE From the Collection of Bob Mackie
 Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

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Lot 981: BOB MACKIE ORIGINAL MARILYN MONROE COSTUME SKETCH
 An original Bob Mackie costume design sketch for Marilyn Monroe in her role as Ellen Arden in the unfinished film Something’s Got To Give (20th Century, 1962). The mixed media on board sketch shows Monroe in a red skirt suit with a swing jacket trimmed in leopard print and a leopard hat. Two fabric swatches are affixed to the board at upper right corner. A small piece of paper is affixed to the upper left corner with typed information that reads “Outfit Worn On Day Off/ Also In Courtroom Sequence” with handwritten notations in an unknown hand. Additional sketches appear to the right of the primary image, and three sketches of different aspects of the costume are drawn on verso. Notations on verso in upper left corner and dated “2-23-62.” The sketch was created by Mackie as a 22-year-old in his first Hollywood position as a sketch artist for costume designer Jean Louis.
20 by 15 inches
PROVENANCE From the Collection of Bob Mackie
 Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

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Lot 1007: MARILYN MONROE BERT STERN AVANT GARDE IMAGE
 A silkscreen image of Marilyn Monroe created by Bert Stern from a photograph he took of Monroe during “The Last Sitting” in 1962. This image, and others, were published in a 1968 issue of Avant Garde magazine. The image, applied to canvas, is signed at lower right “Bert Stern/ 1962 Avant Garde/ Collector’s Proof.” The image was previously part of an Edward Weston Estate Auction held in 1997.
10 by 10 inches
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000 
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Lot 1008: MARILYN MONROE AFTER ANDY WARHOL SUNDAY B. MORNING "MARILYN" PORTFOLIO
 A portfolio of 10 Marilyn Monroe Sunday B. Morning silkscreen prints on museum board circa 2012, from an open edition. Stamped in blue on verso "published by Sunday B. Morning" and "fill in your own signature."
Each, 36 by 36 inches
Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
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Lot 1013: MARILYN MONROE PORTRAIT BY GENNADIY KOUFAY
 An acrylic on canvas portrait of Marilyn Monroe created by Gennadiy Koufay, hand-embellished with simulated diamonds and rubies and signed to the lower right. Includes a certificate of authenticity from the artist.
31 3/4 by 25 1/2 inches, framed
Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
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Lot 1014: MARILYN MONROE GICLÉE BY SIDNEY MAURER
 An enhanced giclée portrait of Marilyn Monroe by Sidney Maurer.
The giclée on canvas image is hand numbered “3” and signed by the artist on verso. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity stating the artwork was made in an edition of 200.
20 by 30 inches, framed
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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Lot 1015: BOB MACKIE SERIGRAPH OF MARILYN MONROE
 A limited edition Bob Mackie serigraph of Marilyn Monroe circa 1977.
Titled simply “Marilyn,” numbered 65/275, and signed by Mackie in the lower right corner.
43 1/2 by 30 inches
PROVENANCE From the Collection of Bob Mackie
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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