Marilyn Monroe – Peasant Sitting (P-54a)
Looking for a size other than what is currently listed in the Limited Editions?
Maybe there is a different media, such as metal, handmade Japanese paper, or canvas that you want us to print on. Exhibition Prints are the closest way to get a custom print and is our most rare group in our Editions. When a client wants a larger print than what is offered in the Limited Editions, Exhibition Prints are the way to go. Please contact The Archives directly to confirm the size and media limitations.
May 1954 — Rifling through the 20th Century Fox prop closet during one of those glorious Sunday afternoons on the studio backlots, Milton and Marilyn photographed the Peasant Sitting. Taken on May 24, 1954, this series was created on the French village set used for What Price Glory. Milton believed in Marilyn’s ability to be a dramatic actress and to prove it to her, he photographed her in the costume that Jennifer Jones wore in her Oscar-winning performance in The Song of Bernadette.
In addition to the print options below, editions of 7, Custom Exhibition Sizes are available.
|Dimensions||38 × 6 × 6 in|