Joe DiMaggio at Marilyn Monroe's Funeral by Lawrence Schiller, 19/75

  • This limited edition photograph by Lawrence Schiller shows Joe DiMaggio at Marilyn Monroe's funeral
  • Of all the images shot of the incomparable movie star, the most iconic were those taken by Schiller
  • Printed from film that was lost for decades, Schiller made only 75 editions of these photos
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Item No. 30-3669

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Marilyn Monroe’s status as an enduring figure of glamour made her one of the most famous individuals in American history. Of all the images shot of the incomparable movie star, the most iconic were those taken by famed photographer, director and author, Lawrence Schiller. In this exclusive, limited edition photograph, Schiller captures a sadder moment in Monroe's story. This image captures Monroe's grief-stricken ex-husband, Joe DiMaggio, at her funeral in 1962. The emotional image pays homage to the vibrant, unforgettable woman that was Marilyn Monroe.

Printed from film that was lost for decades, Schiller made only 75 editions of these breathtaking photographs, and none will ever be created again. The silver gelatin print is numbered and signed by Schiller. This brilliant limited edition photograph captures the eternal spirit of a true icon.

“Marilyn was a photographer’s dream subject with her clothes on, and even more stunning with them off. Her wet skin glistened. Her eyes sparkled. Her smile was provocative...As I shot, I was sure that the pictures I was taking were going to be beautiful and unforgettable. The flow of her spine complemented her natural curves as the water reflected the lights, and the whole scene came alive.”
–Lawrence Schiller, “A Splash of Marilyn,” Vanity Fair, June 2012

Photograph: 20" high x 24" wide
Frame: 26" high x 30" wide
Monroe’s ex-husband, baseball legend Joe DiMaggio, with his son at her funeral, August 8, 1962
Maker: Schiller, Lawrence
Period: 1919-Present
Origin: America
Type: Photography
Depth: 2.0 Inches
Width: 26.0 Inches
Height: 30.0 Inches
Canvas Width: 24 Inches
Canvas Height: 20 Inches

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