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    James Dean by Roy Schatt (1954). Mounted Photos (14) (16" X 20" Matte, 10.5" X 13.25" Photo), (1) (9" X 13"), and (1) (10" X 13.25").
    This lot includes (14) vintage black and white, silver gelatin, satin-finish photos on matte board, one unmounted, black and white, single weight, glossy 9" X 13" photo (slight scratch and small creases), and one black and white, satin-finish photo mounted on cardboard and frame. These images of Hollywood legend James Dean were created by photographer Roy Schatt (1909-2002), a close friend and mentor to the young actor who dabbled in photography. Schatt was named the Official Photographer of the Actor's Studio by esteemed director Lee Strasberg, and his subjects also included Marilyn Monroe, Paul Newman and Grace Kelly. During their brief friendship (cut short by Dean's death) Schatt created the now famous portraits titled the "Torn Sweater" series. One of the mounted photos has a slight crease. Very Fine+.


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