Marilyn Monroe as Theda Bara as Cleopatra

Photograph by Avedon

2 comments:

abdul666 said...

Pre-raphaelite vision à la Alma-Tadema!

Anonymous said...

As many times as I've seen this photo, I'm still amazed that this is Monroe, in many ways it's so different from "Marilyn". Wonder if there's any other surviving photos (that the public's never seen) from that shoot, where Marilyn dressed as Lillian Russell, Bara, Clara Bow, Harlow, and Dietrich ?