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Sir Peter Blake, R.A.

Shrine to Marilyn Monroe, in a Texas Diner

Sir Peter Blake, R.A.

Sir Peter Blake, R.A.

Shrine to Marilyn Monroe, in a Texas Diner

Shrine to Marilyn Monroe, in a Texas Diner

Sir Peter Blake, R.A.

b. 1932

Shrine to Marilyn Monroe, in a Texas Diner


mixed media on three panels

height: 126cm.; 49¾in.; length: 448cm.; 176½in.; depth: 26cm.; 66in.

Executed in 1989-90.

The work consists of three separate panels with objects that sit on the shelf and hang from the hooks. The work appears in very good overall condition. All elements of the work appear present and securely adhered.


Some nicks with minor associated losses to extreme edges in a few places. The paper collaged elements have some instances of creasing, minor nicks and tears, discolouration and aging, in line with the Artist's intention. One or two corners are lifting very slightly. There is a small tear to the left extreme edge of the Marilyn poster to the rightmost panel. There is some dirt to the fabric flag in one area. S


ome minor scuffs and very small nicks to the shelf and to the wooden door, visible upon close inspection.


The work is ready to hang and is unframed.


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Waddington Galleries, London, 1990
Sale, Christie's London, 26 June 2014, lot 149, where acquired by the present owner
Gothenburg, Sweden, Wetterling Gallery, Peter Blake In Homage to Marilyn Monroe, May 1990
Geneva, Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Vis-à-vis 1. Peter Blake, Sylvia Fleury, George Seagal, Sturtevant, October 2005 - January 2006
Nottingham, Djanogly Art Gallery, Pop Art to Britart - Modern Masters from the David Ross Collection, 23 November 2013 - 9 February 2014