Marilyn Monroe; Cecil Beaton

1 portrait of Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe; Cecil Beaton, by Ed Pfizenmaier, 22 February 1956 - NPG x40278 - © Ed Pfizenmaier

© Ed Pfizenmaier

Marilyn Monroe; Cecil Beaton

by Ed Pfizenmaier
2 1/4 inch square contact print, 22 February 1956
Accepted in lieu of tax by H.M. Government and allocated to the Gallery, 1991
Photographs Collection
NPG x40278


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  • Cecil Beaton (1904-1980), Photographer, designer and writer. Sitter associated with 350 portraits, Artist associated with 1087 portraits.
  • Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962), Actress. Sitter in 49 portraits.

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  • Perry, Gill (introduction) Roach, Joseph (appreciation) and West, Shearer (appreciation), The First Actresses: Nell Gwyn to Sarah Siddons, 2011 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 20 October 2011 to 8 January 2012), p. 133

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