Marilyn Monroe, 1961 (square 3) - Douglas KIRKLAND

Marilyn Monroe, 1961 (square 3)


Marilyn MONROE, 1961, series: 'An evening with Marilyn'

Original photography

Pigment print on archival paper

Signed, titled and numbered by the artist

61 x 61 cm / 24 x 24 inch, edition of 25

76,2 x 76,2 cm / 30 x 30 inch, edition of 25

101,6 x 101,6 cm / 40 x 40 inch, edition of 25

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  • Douglas KIRKLAND

    Douglas KIRKLAND was born in 1934 in Toronto. Child, he has been amazed by Photography and his kith and kin became his very first models. Douglas KIRKLAND still does not know that during the next years, the most prominent Hollywood celebrities will pose in front of his camera. In the early stages of his career Douglas KIRKLAND worked in a small photo studio, in Richmond (Virginia). Thanks to his meetings, he discovered the photographs of Irving PENN. That was a revelation. Douglas KIRKLAND was fond of it, he sent several letters to the famous photographer and succeeded in becoming Irving PENN’s assistant. He is a quick learner but the meager salary was not enough and Irving PENN refused to increase his wage. We were in 1957, Douglas gave himself one year to carve out a place as photographer by his own mean. The road had been a bit longer. He constructed his portfolio step by step...

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Data sheet

Format : Square

Type : Color

Theme : Portrait

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