(MONROE, MARILYN). Clark, Ed
Portrait of Marilyn Monroe.. Ed Clark, 1950
Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe at the beginning of her career. Signed by the photographer in silver ink.
(MADONNA.) Eric Kroll
Madonna backstage at the Danceteria. New York: Eric Kroll, 1982
Signed and numbered 3/10 and with Kroll’s inkstamp dated 1982.
This photograph shows Madonna backstage at the legendary Danceteria in New York in 1982, at the dawn of her career
Washington Irving. Mr. Bryant’s address on his life and genius. Addresses by Everett, Bancroft, Longfellow, Felton, Aspinwall, King, Francis, Greene. Mr. Allibone’s sketch of his life and works. With eight photographs. New York: Putnam, 1860
First edition. Presentation copy inscribed by the published to S. Austin Allibone, who contributed the sketch of Irving’s life and works. Allibone ewas a leading American editor, author, and bibliographer who is best known for his Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors. Other contributors include Longfellow, Bryant, Everett, and Bancroft.
BEGIN, MENACHEM and JIMMY CARTER
Photograph signed by Carter and Begin. Robert A. Cumins, 1979
Signed by Carter and Begin. Menachem Begin was awarded the 1978 Nobel Peace Prize, together with Anwar Sadat, “for their work in laying a foundation for future peace” in the Middle East. The framework, reached at Camp David, was facilitated by Jimmy Carter. The Nobel award called Carter “the masterbuilder responsible for the bridge that had to be built between Egypt and Israel.”
(Einstein, Albert.) Sternberger, Marcel
Portrait of Albert Einstein. Princeton, New Jersey, 1950, printed 2017
In this portrait Sternberger shows Einstein dressed informally. Einstein was keenly aware of his public image, and often attempted to show a cheerful visage. The common backgrounds of the two men helped the photographer to put Einstein in a relaxed state and to capture him in a more vulnerable pose.
$1250 unframed; framed: $1,650
"Here are extraordinary people as no other would portray them-great minds of the modern age revealed as no other photographer could" (Phillip Prodger, Head of Photographs, National Portrait Gallery, London).Sternberger, Marcel
Portrait of Frida Kahlo. Sternberger, Mexico City, 1952
Kahlo and her husband Diego Rivera had become intimate friends of photographer Marcel Sternberger and his wife Ilse by that time. The couple held Sternberger’s work in such high regard that Rivera said it was the first time [I’ve] seen the real me and above his bed in Kahlo’s lifelong house La Caza Azul hangs a portrait of Frida by Sternberger.
(Norman, Dorothy.) Sternberger, Marcel
Portrait of Stieglitz’s Paramour Dorothy Norman. New York, 1948, printed 2017
Norman learned the art of photography from Alfred Stieglitz and became a highly skilled amateur. The two became lovers while Stieglitz was married to Georgia O’Keeffe.
$900 unframed; framed: $1,300
(Hu Shih.) Sternberger, Marcel
Portrait of Ambassador Dr. Hu Shih. Washington, 1939, printed 2017
Dr. Hu was educated under the Boxer [War] Indemnity Scholarship program and was a graduate of Cornell University. At the time of this sitting he was China’s ambassador to the United States. A respected member of the Chinese intelligentsia, he advocated for the written vernacular Chinese that is still in use today.
$900 unframed; framed: $1,300