Madonna photograph by Steven Meisel on auction
April 23, 2012 News

Madonna photograph by Steven Meisel on auction

An incredible photograph of Madonna by Steven Meisel is currently for sale on Bonhams, one of the world’s largest auctioneers of fine art and antiques.


Madonna, 1990
Gelatin silver print, printed 1991, signed and annotated ‘ed no. 1’ in pencil on verso.
21 1/2 x 19in


US$ 5,000 – 7,000
£3,100 – 4,400
€3,800 – 5,300


Judith Eurich from the sale room said…

This is an absolutely stunning image and it is just a beautiful tone of grey. It is not just black and white it is grey and silvery.
Madonna was posing for a number of photographers at the time this was taken in the 1990s when she was in her early 30s.
She was going through a phase of having bleach blonde hair and heavy dark eye make-up that gave her a dramatic look – and of course she has a gorgeous body.
She is a very healthy person and I’d imagine the cigarette is just a prop to make her look sexy and sultry.
There are Madonna superfans and devotees across the world who would love to own it.

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