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Saturday, December 18, 2010

Marilyn Monroe as Theda Bara in Cleopatra by Richard Avedon 1958


Richard Avedon (May 15, 1923 – October 1, 2004) was an American fashion and portrait photographer. An obituary published in The New York Times said that "his fashion and portrait photographs helped define America's image of style, beauty and culture for the last half-century."

Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.

7 comments:

  1. avedon était né? et est ce bien elle?....

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  2. Oui : )
    Avedon est né en 1923 et, en 1958, Marilyn Monroe a posé pour lui, métamorphosée en différentes stars du cinéma N&B, dont Theda Bara.
    Sur ce lien, si tu cliques sur les photos des actrices, tu verras les photos correspondantes de Marilyn :
    http://www.marilynmonroe.ca/camera/galleries/avedon/

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  3. I have this picture in a frame and it has a signature I like to sale it dose anyone know how much I can ask for it??

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    1. I might be interested in it as well, how much would you like to sell it for?
      Can you email me back please shanybm1@gmail.com

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  4. Sorry, but I don't know how much you can ask for it.

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  5. How much do you want for it ?

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