Make An Offer! Philippe Halsman Marilyn Monroe 11×14 Photograph #121/250

Make An Offer! Philippe Halsman Marilyn Monroe 11x14 Photograph #121/250

Make An Offer! Philippe Halsman Marilyn Monroe 11x14 Photograph #121/250

Make An Offer! Philippe Halsman Marilyn Monroe 11x14 Photograph #121/250

MAKE ME AN OFFER – LET’S MAKE A DEAL! If you are interested in this photograph, make me an offer at what you would like to own it for… I will either accept or counter your offer. Bottom line, if you like this image and want it… Make me an offer now! #121 of 250, out of the 1981 Halsman/Marilyn Portfolio. Halsman died at the time the work on the portfolio was just getting started. They still completed all 250 sets. His wife signed to title page (not included) of the portfolio. Over the years many have been broken up and individual images have been offered up for sale. Pricing has been all over the board, and a lot depends on the image. Make an offer and let’s try to make a deal. Philippe Halsman was born in Riga and began to take photographs in Paris in the 1930s. He opened a portrait studio in Montparnasse in 1934, where he photographed Andre Gide, Marc Chagall, Andre Malraux, Le Corbusier, and other writers and artists, using an innovative twin-lens reflex camera that he had designed himself. His assignments brought him face-to-face with many of the century’s leading personalities. In 1945 he was elected the first president of the American Society of Magazine Photographers, where he led the fight for photographers’ creative and professional rights. His work soon won international recognition, and in 1951 he was invited by the founders of Magnum Photos to join the organization as a “contributing member, ” so that they could syndicate his work outside the United States. This arrangement still stands. Halsman began a thirty-seven-year collaboration with Salvador Dali­ in 1941 which resulted in a stream of unusual “photographs of ideas, ” including Dali­ Atomicus and the Dali’s Mustache series. In the early 1950s, Halsman began to ask his subjects to jump for his camera at the conclusion of each sitting. These uniquely witty and energetic images have become an important part of his photographic legacy. Philippe Halsman died in New York City on 25 June 1979. The item “MAKE AN OFFER! PHILIPPE HALSMAN MARILYN MONROE 11X14 PHOTOGRAPH #121/250″ is in sale since Sunday, March 28, 2021. This item is in the category “Art\Art Photographs”. The seller is “russlevin” and is located in Monterey, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Region of Origin: USA
  • Artist: Philippe Halsman
  • Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
  • Date of Creation: 1981
  • Color Type: Black & White
  • Features: Matted
  • Color: Black & White
  • Photo Type: Gelatin Silver
  • Subject: Portrait
  • Originality: Original Photograph

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