The Rock & Roll Pop Culture Auction April 2019
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This beautiful original acrylic painting of Marilyn Monroe is #107 in Greg Hildebrandt’s American Beauties Retro Pin-up paintings series. The yellow "police tape" that appears across the painting on the image shown here is not present on the actual artwork. Greg Hildebrandt has interpreted one of the photos from Tom Kelley’s infamous Red Velvet series, which appeared in the first issue of Playboy magazine in 1953. Marilyn Monroe has long been the iconic pin-up model, sex symbol, actress, and legend on a global scale. In this beautiful original acrylic painting and this original final pencil study on red paper, Greg Hildebrandt has interpreted one of the photos from Tom Kelley’s infamous Red Velvet series, which appeared in the first issue of Playboy magazine in 1953. Greg has always regarded Monroe as the ultimate pin-up. Her alluring and enigmatic presence has captivated audiences for generations. There is nothing more exquisite than this expertly crafted acrylic painting and this final pencil rendering of this mesmerizing woman in all of her youth and glamour. Signed by Greg Hildebrandt. The painting itself measures 31” X 34 and is beautifully framed in a gold leaf frame to measure 40 x 43. Excellent condition. Comes with a Gotta Have Rock & Roll™ Certificate of Authenticity.
Greg Hildebrandt Signed Original Marilyn Monroe American Beauties Retro Pin-Up Acrylic Painting (#107)
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Minimum Bid: $5,000
Final Bid: $17,270
Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000
Number of Bids: 12
Auction closed on Saturday, April 20, 2019.
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