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Marilyn Monroe in the Racquet Club Palm Springs

Bruno Bernard (Berlin 1912 - Los Angeles 1987), Bernard of Hollywood


Marilyn Monroe in the Racquet Club Palm Springs

Lot-No. 364

Starting Bid: 500,00 €


Probably 1949, Kodachrome, 9 x 6,5 cm, in slipcase with name stamp of Bruno Bernard and handwritten note, unframed. - Provenance: Gift of the artist to the consignor 1982. - German-American photographer. B. studied criminal psychology in Kiel until 1934. He recognized the danger posed by the National Socialists to Jews and emigrated to the USA in 1937. He first studied in Berkeley and then worked at Max Reinhardt's theatre academy. He opened a photography studio in Los Angeles and developed further the pin up style. B. was the first photographer to capture Marilyn Monroe; his shot 'Marilyn in White' with her skirt flying high is one of the most famous photos of the 20th century.

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Bruno Bernard: Marilyn Monroe in the Racquet Club Palm Springs


Bruno Bernard (Berlin 1912 - Los Angeles 1987), Bernard of Hollywood

Marilyn Monroe in the Racquet Club Palm Springs

Lot-No. 364

After sale

Starting Bid: 500,00 €

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Probably 1949, Kodachrome, 9 x 6,5 cm, in slipcase with name stamp of Bruno Bernard and handwritten note, unframed. - Provenance: Gift of the artist to the consignor 1982. - German-American photographer. B. studied criminal psychology in Kiel until 1934. He recognized the danger posed by the National Socialists to Jews and emigrated to the USA in 1937. He first studied in Berkeley and then worked at Max Reinhardt's theatre academy. He opened a photography studio in Los Angeles and developed further the pin up style. B. was the first photographer to capture Marilyn Monroe; his shot 'Marilyn in White' with her skirt flying high is one of the most famous photos of the 20th century.

Marilyn Monroe in the Racquet Club Palm Springs
Marilyn Monroe in the Racquet Club Palm Springs

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