Marilyn Monroe, ‘Lover watching his love sleep’, c. 1960, Julien's Auctions
Marilyn Monroe, ‘Lover watching his love sleep’, c. 1960, Julien's Auctions

Titled “Lover watching his love sleep,” the Conté crayon on paper is a monochromatic red sketch of a reclining nude woman filling the frame with a view of a nude male figure drawn from behind. The drawing is unsigned and framed in a gilt wood frame.

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From the Estate of Lee Strasberg

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