Description

    Marilyn Monroe by Richard Avedon (First Edition, 1983). Signed Set of Four Posters (20" X 28" & 23" X 28").
    In 1958, Life Magazine suggested Marilyn Monroe and photographer Richard Avedon collaborate to recreate images of five of Hollywood's most iconic actresses going all the way back to the silent era. Known as the "Fabled Enchantress Series," the images were celebrations of sex symbols of the 20th century, of which, Monroe was certainly the ruling goddess of the day. They appeared in the magazine's Christmas issue that also included an article about Monroe by her husband, playwright Arthur Miller. Avedon would comment that Marilyn was one of the easiest subjects he had ever photographed, finding her patient with him, and more demanding of herself than others. Heritage is pleased to present this set of four posters printed in 1983, autographed in metallic ink by Avedon. The set captured the likeness of Monroe as Theda Bara, Lillian Russell, Jean Harlow, and Clara Bow. There was never a print made of the image of Monroe as Marlene Dietrich. The posters are in excellent condition, showing only some edge wear with a couple of very minor tears. Very Fine+.


    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Movie Poster - Flat, Large (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2017
    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 556

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 38 days left to consign to the 2017 November 17 - 18 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    She had just received her check, and was calling to tell me how very pleased she is with every aspect of her dealings with Heritage – your expertise and assistance, the accuracy of the estimate range, the paperwork explaining all the details, the check ar
    Robb Morgan,
    Glendale, CA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Auction #161734 spotlights


    Star Wars (20th Century Fox, 1977). Charity Premiere Screening Handbill
    BID NOW


    Psycho (Paramount, 1960). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (Realart, R-1956). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Superman (Columbia, 1950). 1st Release Swedish One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Goldfinger (United Artists, 1964). Lobby Card Set of 8
    BID NOW


    Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (Milli Film, 1950s). First Release Turkish One Sheet
    BID NOW


    World War II Propaganda (U.S. Government Printing Office, 1943). Full-Bleed Poster. "Back the Attack! Buy War Bonds."
    BID NOW


    Viva Las Vegas (MGM, 1964). French Grande
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 July 29 - 30 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 July 29 - 30 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,810,424