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** FILE ** Hollywood actress Marilyn Monroe smiles after arriving tousled from an overnight plane flight from Los Angeles to New York in this undated photo. (AP Photo)

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MARILYN MONROE by Boris Chaliapin Gouache and watercolor with graphite pencil on illustration board 1956 Sight (Verified): 51.4 x 38.1 cm (20 1/4 x 15") Mat (Verified): 71.1 x 55.9 cm (28 x 22") Frame (Verified): 74.6 x 59.1 x 3.2 cm (29 3/8 x 23 1/4 x 1 1/4") Estate of Marilyn Monroe, c/o CMG Worldwide, Inc. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time Magazine NPG.88.TC144

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** FILE ** In this June 2, unknown year, photo, actress Marilyn Monroe smiles in a car after arriving tousled from an all-night plane flight from Hollywood to Idlewild Airport, in New York. In late 2012, the FBI has released a new version of files it kept on Monroe that reveal the names of some of her acquaintances who had drawn concern from government officials and members of her entourage over their suspected ties to communism. (AP Photo)

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** FILE ** Hollywood actress Marilyn Monroe smiles after arriving tousled from an overnight plane flight from Los Angeles to New York in this undated photo. (AP Photo)

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** FILE ** In this June 2, unknown year, file photo, actress Marilyn Monroe smiles in a car after arriving tousled from an all-night plane flight from Hollywood to Idlewild Airport, in New York. (AP Photo, File)

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** FILE ** In this June 2, unknown year, file photo, actress Marilyn Monroe smiles in a car after arriving tousled from an all-night plane flight from Hollywood to Idlewild Airport, in New York. (AP Photo, File)

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**FILE** Actress Marilyn Monroe is shown on the set of her last movie, "Something's Got To Give," in Los Angeles in this April 1962 file photo. (Associated Press)

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Marilyn Monroe is shown in “The Seven Year Itch.” The bombshell actress continues to be a successful celebrity brand with a new digital emphasis to complement the wealth of photos, fashion, films and other cultural touchstones she left behind. (Associated Press)

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Marilyn Monroe ranked third last year on Forbes’ annual list of top deceased celebrity earners, generating $27 million and coming in behind only Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley. Her life and career as an actress have inspired book authors. Through the company handling her estate she has a presence on Facebook and Twitter. (Associated Press)

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Marilyn Monroe is shown in “The Seven Year Itch.” The bombshell actress continues to be a successful celebrity brand with a new digital emphasis to complement the wealth of photos, fashion, films and other cultural touchstones she left behind. (Associated Press)

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This photo of Marilyn Monroe by the late celebrity photographer Milton H. Greene is among hundreds he took of the late actress. Photos of Monroe and other celebrities will be auctioned in Warsaw. The collection is valued at $680,000. (Associated Press)

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This photo of Marilyn Monroe by the late celebrity photographer Milton H. Greene is among hundreds he took of the late actress. Photos of Monroe and other celebrities will be auctioned in Warsaw. The collection is valued at $680,000. (Associated Press)

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This photo of Marilyn Monroe by the late celebrity photographer Milton H. Greene is among hundreds he took of the late actress. Photos of Monroe and other celebrities will be auctioned in Warsaw. The collection is valued at $680,000. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Actress Marilyn Monroe is shown on the set of her last movie, "Something's Got To Give," in Los Angeles in this April 1962 file photo. (Associated Press)

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Photo gallery curator Anna Wolska presents a photo of Marilyn Monroe, taken by the late celebrity photographer Milton H. Greene, in Warsaw. Poland plans to auction off part of a photographic collection that includes hundreds of photographs of Marilyn Monroe which ended up in Poland's possession as the result of a complex embezzlement scandal that shook the country in the early 1990s. (Associated Press)

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Nothing epitomizes Tinseltown more than actress Marilyn Monroe. She relaxes at the Beverly Hills Hotel in this undated photo. (Beverly Hills Collection via Associated Press)

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Gilles Jacob (left), president of the Cannes International Film Festival, and Artistic Director Thierry Fremaux pose in front of the poster for the festival's upcoming 65th edition, featuring American actress Marilyn Monroe, during a press conference in Paris on Wednesday, April 19, 2012, to announce this year's lineup. The festival will run May 16-27. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

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Gilles Jacob (left), president of the Cannes International Film Festival, and Artistic Director Thierry Fremaux pose in front of the poster for the festival's upcoming 65th edition, featuring American actress Marilyn Monroe, during a press conference in Paris on Wednesday, April 19, 2012, to announce this year's lineup. The festival will run May 16-27. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

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This undated image released by Julien's Auctions shows a Tiffany's money clip, gifted to Allan "Whitey" Snyder from Marilyn Monroe. This item is part of Julien's Auctions Hollywood Legends being held March 31 and April 1, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Associated Press/Julien's Auctions)