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post Sep 11 2017, 11:34 AM
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Found this photo of Marilyn on Pinterest and then Artnet. I'm assuming she is with the artist Ferdinand Burgdorff. Anyone know more about this? Link:

http://www.artnet.com/artists/ferdinand-bu...AaYEQbyHmTpyMg2

The painting is from 1940 however, the artist Ferdinand Burgdorff seems to name it 'Laguna Seca, the Marilyn Monroe painting'. The top Marilyn is wearing in the photo is familiar and looks like the one in a 1953 Milton Greene session.

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Sorry, don't know why some of the photos have duplicated in my post!

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post Sep 11 2017, 03:38 PM
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Thanks for sharing them with us
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QUOTE(chris @ Sep 11 2017, 07:38 AM) *
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Why would the painting with MM be listed as 1940?
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post Sep 11 2017, 11:49 PM
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I'm assuming they were in his home? It is the same couch in both photos. Interesting.
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post Sep 12 2017, 12:05 AM
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Landscape painting is between Monterey and Salinas. I'm assuming Burgdorff lived around Monterey and during the filming of Clash By Night Marilyn visited him and admired this painting - thus the namesake (obviously after 1940).
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makes sense. great find
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Great find, so very exciting! Instantly her hairstyle made me think of 'Clash by Night'. Maybe the top was a couple of years old when she used it for the Laurel Canyon Milton shoot. Certainly her look is not consistent with 1953.
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