A Marilyn Monroe signed black and white photograph, early 1950s

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Lot 7001
A Marilyn Monroe signed black and white photograph, early 1950s

Sold for US$ 10,980 inc. premium
A Marilyn Monroe signed black and white photograph, early 1950s
A vintage print with a matte finish; showing a classic headshot of the star with her blue fountain pen ink inscription on the left side reading "To Sammy / It's a pleasure to work / with you / Warmest Regards / Marilyn Monroe;" 'Sammy' likely being Sam Benson from the Wardrobe Department at 20th Century Fox who worked on numerous MM films. (Please note there are condition issues with this photograph: it has been slightly trimmed though signature is not affected, there is some surface chipping around MM's hair, face, and dress, there is a crease in her forehead and over her left eye, and there is a very thin line of masking tape residue on the top and bottom margins.)
13 1/2 x 10 1/2in
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