Vintage celebrity shots abound in Nov. 9 sale of gelatin silver photographs

On Wednesday, November 9, starting at 8 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will offer a sale of Vintage Gelatin Silver Photographs. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

The tightly curated November 9 sale contains precisely 100 lots of vintage photographs, all in black and white and almost all having to do with celebrity and fame in some way. Among the selections are Ramey Sam Shaw images of a grinning Marilyn Monroe standing over a subway grate, trying and failing to hold her skirts in place; Russell C. Turiak’s portrait of a shirtless Arnold Schwarzenegger on a tennis court, racket in hand; Annie Leibowitz’s depiction of a suit-and-tie-wearing Bruce Springsteen; and an unforgettable Bob Carlos Clarke portrait of Ozzy Osbourne, seated and barefoot and staring directly at the camera.

Michael Jackson, photographer unknown, estimated at $300-$500

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