Recent auction: MM
Not Weegee, Marilyn Monroe (image from eBay)
Sold for $121.
Copied from the Ebay listing:
“Marilyn Monroe rare vintage ‘Weegee’ classic snapshot photograph .
Marilyn Monroe 1954 rare 7×9 1/2 in. aproox. vintage double weight gelatin silver snapshot taken by New Yorker night hunter paparazzi, Weegee. John Springer collection stamp on verso of photo. In fine preserved archive condition”
(John Springer: press agent, Hollywood publicist.)
We don’t think Weegee made this photo…
Provenance: “a record of ownership of a work of art or an antique, used as a guide to authenticity or quality.”