Milton Greene "01" from "Marilyn with Lute"

Marilyn Monroe posed for Milton Greene for the first time in 1953 in what is referred to as the “Balalaika Sitting,” wherein, Monroe is actually holding a lute.” Upon seeing the proofs, Monroe told Greene that they were the most beautiful she had ever seen; however, aside from this photograph, the majority of images remain unpublished.

 

Artist                              Milton Greene
Title                               "01" from "Marilyn with Lute"
Date                               1953
Medium                         chromogenic print from original transparencies
Edition                           18 X 18" edition of 95, 30 X 30" edition of 50, 48 X 48" edition of 12
Signed                           stamped 
Availability                     Available



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