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    James Dean by Roy Schatt (1954). Mounted Contact Sheet Photos (5) (16" X 20" Matte, 8" X 10" Photos).
    Vintage black and white, silver gelatin, glossy contact sheet photos. 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. Very light surface wear, and two have top left corner bends. One contact sheet has writing in red pen. Very Fine.


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