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Bert Stern, Marilyn Crucifix II (1962)

Bert Stern Marilyn Crucifix II (1962), 2011

View in a room Photography 9.8 x 8.3 x 0.4 inch 1 remaining copy


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Bert Stern, Marilyn Crucifix II (1962)
  • Offered by the gallery

    Paris - France

  • Authenticity

    Work sold with an invoice from the gallery
    and a certificate of authenticity

  • Signature

    Signed artwork

  • Medium

    Photography : inkjet

  • Themes

    Icons, Nude

  • Support

    Photography on fine art paper

  • Type

    Numbered and limited to 72 copies

  • Dimensions cm | inch

    9.8 x 8.3 x 0.4 inch

  • Framing

    Not framed

  • Collector’s Guide

  • About the artwork

    Mythique photo de Marilyn Monroe lors de la dernière séance par le photographe Bert Stern.
    C'est Marilyn qui donna ce coup de feutre sur les photos qu'elle refusait.
    Une croix qui devint crucifix.
    Une des photos les plus célèbres du XXe siècle.
    Signé au recto et au verso par Bert Stern, numérotée et datée au dos par Bert Stern.
    Cachet au dos.
    Excellent état.


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Bert Stern

Born in: 1929

United States

Famous artist

Bertram Stern, also known as of Bert Stein was born on October 3, 1929 in Brooklyn, New York (USA).

Fashion photographer and specialist of portraits of stars, it is world renowned for The Last Sitting, a collection of 2,500 photographs taken of Marilyn Monroe over a period of three days, six weeks before it dies, in 1962, taken to the Vogue magazine. Stern published Marilyn Monroe: The Complete Last Sitting in 1992.

He has also conducted Jazz on a Summer's Day (1959), a documentary film on the jazz festival in Newport in 1958. In 1999, the film has been selected by the Library of Congress of the United States to be retained by the National Film Registry.

Stern has worked as a photographer for Lolita Stanley Kubrick, and he took the photographs of Sue Lyon for the displays of the film which became famous. He also photographed Audrey Hepburn for the number of 1963 of Vogue Paris1, Elizabeth Taylor, Madonna, Kylie Minogue, Drew Barrymore and Lindsay Lohan (recreating The Last Sitting), among others, in addition to his work for the advertising.

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