CHARLES LE MAIRE COSTUME SKETCH OF MARILYN MONROE FOR ALL ABOUT EVE
Start Price:8,000.00 USD
Estimated At:8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD
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SOLD at 2012 Jul 31 @ 12:27UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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CHARLES LE MAIRE COSTUME SKETCH OF MARILYN MONROE FOR ALL ABOUT EVE - (TCF, 1950) Pencil, pen & ink, and watercolor on 12 in. x 16 in. illustration board by the head of TCF’s wardrobe department at this time, Charles LeMaire. Depicts Marilyn Monroe as “Miss Casswell” in her change #1(as noted on recto) signed and identified by Le Maire, who won the “Best Costume Design, Black & White” (together with Edith Head) for this film. Elegantly executed, and an exceptional artifact from the beginning of Marilyn’s career. (Previously in Sotheby’s entertainment sale #6865, 6/18/1996, lot #0049, and is accompanied by a photocopy of original receipt).