Perfect for every Marilyn Monroe fan, you can win Frank Worth's Classic Portrait of Marilyn Monroe, 1953!
Artist: Frank Worth (1923-2000)
Title: Classic Portrait of Marilyn Monroe, 1953
Year created: 1953
Medium: Archival Pigment Print
Edition: Open Edition
Height (inches): 40
Width (inches): 44
This piece is unframed.
Description of piece:
Marilyn Monroe Millionaire Portrait from the historic Frank Worth Collection. This fine art print features Marilyn Monroe taken on the set of "How to Marry A Millionaire" in 1953. People Magazine featured this image as part its cover for “¬The Lost Photographs of Hollywood's Golden Years, the Frank Worth Collection.” The print comes with an authorized Certificate of Authenticity, embossed with the estates seal, with the image, size and title inscribed.
Frank Worth (1923–2000) received his first assignment from International News Service (INS) in New York City. He was assigned to photograph actors and actresses as they arrived at Grand Central Station getting off the California Express train. This was his introduction to Hollywood and he left New York to pursue his fascination with the stars he met and those he befriended like James Dean, Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor and many more, who invited him to their homes or private parties to photograph them. To sell photos of these stars in a commercial way, he felt would betray their friendship and confidence in him, something he steadfastly refused to do. When he died, relatives discovered a collection of images that were more extraordinary than could be imagined, a recorded a personal and private vivid history of the last golden age of Hollywood (1940's to 1950's) by just having fun with his glamorous friends. The majority of his work was never published over a 25-year period and are considered by critics to be of unmatched quality as to the subject and the perspective captured. Christies of London classified them the finest celebrity images in 50 years. These unrivaled photographs earned Frank Worth in death the recognition he sought to avoid in life.
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