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Marilyn Monroe Original Vintage Photo Photographer George Barris

$1,350.00

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Marilyn Monroe
Original Vintage Photo
Photographer George Barris

 

In July of 1962 a young photographer named George Barris would make history.  He would photograph the most famous movie star of all time , Marilyn Monroe on Santa Monica Beach on July 13, 1962.  At that time he could not have known he would be the last person to ever photograph Ms Monroe as her tragic and highly suspicious death would be just three weeks later.  Any ORIGINAL photos from that day are extremely rare and desirable .. 

Historical original George Barris, "Mariyn" photo .     The enlargeable image above of the full of life charismatic gorgeous Marilyn MOnroe, the most popular and (based on prices paid for her Original vintage Memorabilia or DNA I,e, autograph) the most desirable movie star in history…  Original photos by Marilyn’s personal photographers like the renowned Andre de Dienes and George Barris (did her Last photo shoot just a couple weeks before her untimely death).   Many of their original photos sell in an excess of $10,000! 

Here is a Rare Original George Barris photo.    George Barris is/was the last living Marilyn Photographer and one of the last people who was personal friends with Marilyn Monroe.  Unfortunately, George Barris passed away last December 2016.   This is one of his best photos of Marilyn!  Which he shot in 1962 and produced this particular photo in 1980. 

1980 Vintage Photo MARILYN MONROE - BAREFOOTED Last Photo by GEORGE BARRIS ! 
From Marilyn's FINAL Photo Shoot

Genre: Vintage Photo
Date of Image: 1962
Date of Issue: 1980
Subject: MARILYN MONROE
Issuer: George Barris
Size: 8" x 10"

FINAL SHOOT !
A Vintage 1980 Photograph depicting Marilyn Monroe as captured by George Barris (1924-2016) in 1962 in what would be her last photo shoot. The New York City photographer who grew up in Manhattan's Lower East Side carries the distinction of being the last photographer to conduct an official photo shoot with Monroe, just a month before her death. Barris who shot for Parade & Cosmopolitan Magazine first met and photographed Marilyn in New York in 1954 where she was on location for the film, "The Seven Year Itch". The two became close friends. While collaborating on an upcoming book with Marilyn, Barris photographed Marilyn during a photo session that took place on July 13, 1962 in the Santa Monica Beach area in CA. Sadly, this would be Marilyn's FINAL photo shoot as she tragically died less than a month later on August 3rd, 1962.

The offered photo was one made by Barris himself in 1980.  Reverse has his photographers credit and date, along with several date stamps of when this exact photo was used for various publications.   *The 1980s date stamps also notes an end of an era, the wonderful experience of look, touch, feel and smell, before hardcopy photographs have been almost universally replaced by digital media.   

 This was one of the terrific close ups of Marilyn which captured her barefooted as she looks straight into Barris'
camera. Of the inner circle of friends that Marilyn knew personally, Barris was one of the last to have seen her alive. This is an outstanding Marilyn..

An IMPORTANT and Extremely RARE, Vintage 1962 Photograph produced from the original negative in 1980 depicting Marilyn Monroe as captured by George Barris (1922 -2016). The New York City photographer who grew up in Manhattan's Lower East Side carries the distinction of being the last photographer to conduct an official photo shoot with Monroe, less than a month before her death.   Barris who shot for Parade & Cosmopolitan Magazine first met and photographed Marilyn in New York in 1954 where she was on location for the film, "The Seven Year Itch". The two became close friends.  While collaborating on an upcoming book with Marilyn, Barris photographed Marilyn during a photo session that took place on July 13, 1962 in the Santa Monica Beach area in CA.  Sadly, this would be Marilyn's FINAL photo shoot as she tragically died less than a month later on August 3rd, 1962.   Barris is one of the last people still alive who knew Marilyn personally.

When World War II broke out, George was the official army photographer from 1942-1945 and was assigned to General Dwight D. Eisenhower’s victory homecoming celebration. George created an album of the events. He received a special album autographed by General Eisenhower.

This is an exceptional Marilyn photograph, one dating to her final photo shoot.  This offered example is a 1962 Barris photograph published form the original negative in 1980.   Note:  Modern day prints of his Marilyn photos sell on his website for $2500 which is maintained by his daughter!  This 1980 version was published by George Barris over 38 years ago.   And is one of the best images he took of Marilyn.  

* See enlargeable images above and below

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