MARILYN MONROE, DECK CHAIR

by FRANK WORTH

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24" x 20"edition of 75$1,095.00

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MARILYN MONROE, DECK CHAIR

Frank Worth captured and retained extensive collections of Marilyn Monroe photographs, most of which were never seen. Frank also had a long personal relationship with Marilyn Monroe, including a love affair. He took many photos of the young actress years before she made the first film that brought her stardom, “The Asphalt Jungle.”

FRANK WORTH

Frank Worth was born in New York City in 1923. During his senior year he approached the New York offices of the International News Service (INS) with some of his photos and was offered a trial position. His first assignment was to photograph actors and actresses as they arrived at Grand Central Station getting off the California Express train. This was his introduction to Hollywood. Frank was charming, witty and immediately struck up a rapport with those he was photographing. As a result, INS sent him to Hollywood as a staff photographer after he graduated in 1940. Frank Worth soon left INS and became a member of the Hollywood Photographers Guild, although he continued to work for INS as a freelancer. Frank quickly met and became close friends with many top stars, including James Dean, with whom he shared a fascination for sports cars. Frank was invited by Dean to go behind-the-scenes on the sets of “Rebel Without a Cause” and “Giant.” Frank Worth was a regular at many other movie sets and film premieres. The remarkable rare and highly valuable collection of negatives that were accumulated over a period of 60 years was found by his estate in Worth’s home after his passing in 1999. The negatives reveal a diverse, previously unseen catalog of Frank Worth’s Hollywood friends, acquaintances and sports stars, representing an array of the famous stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood.

Marilyn Monroe, Deck Chair, Los Angeles, Frank Worth,1955
24”x20”
edition of 75, 
FRAMING UNAVAILABLE FOR THIS PIECE
Archival Pigment prints.  Each with matching COA’s and sequentially numbered temper proof holographic seal

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