Marilyn Monroe, from “The Last Sitting” (Diamonds), 1962. Contemporary archival pigment print mounted to board, image 20 x 24 inches, signed and dated in grease crayon on verso. Donation of the artist and Staley-Wise Gallery.
This image is one of 300 items that will be part of the George Eastman House Benefit Auction at Sotheby’s on Oct. 4, 2010. Types of photographs include daguerreotypes, salted paper prints, heliogravures, photogravures, carbon, platinum, gelatin silver, dye transfer, and archival pigment prints.
Subjects of the featured photographs include Marilyn Monroe, Frido Kahlo, John F. and Jackie Kennedy, Audrey Hepburn, Martin Luther King Jr., Coco Chanel, Auguste Rodin, and New York City sites, plus a Kodak Colorama art-directed by Norman Rockwell. For more information click here.