Andre de Dienes (Romanian/American, b.1913-d.1985): a silver gelatin print of a young Marilyn Monroe 'Life on the Road', 1945, printed 2006,

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Andre de Dienes (Romanian/American, b.1913-d.1985): a silver gelatin print of a young Marilyn Monroe 'Life on the Road', 1945,
printed 2006,

Sold for £ 2,040 (US$ 2,771) inc. premium
Andre de Dienes (Romanian/American, b.1913-d.1985): a silver gelatin print of a young Marilyn Monroe 'Life on the Road', 1945,
printed 2006,
no.139 of 200, the silver gelatin black and white print depicting a young Monroe at just 19yrs old sat on 'the road to stardom', bearing Dienes' Estate stamp to the verso inscribed with the edition number and the printing date being 5-16-2006 in black ink, together with another stamp from One West Publishing, in mount, 16in x 20in (40.6cm x 50.8cm)

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  • Provenance:
    From the collection of Terence Pepper.

    De Dienes recalls his first meeting with Marilyn The impact Norma Jeane had on me was tremendous. As minutes passed, I fell more and more in love... I had the immediate feeling she was something special.
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