“A well dressed woman, even though her purse is painfully empty, can conquer the world.”
– Legendary actress Louise Brooks, born on this day in 1906
The Other Marilyn. Janet Hill. Oil on canvas.
As with many photographs featuring Marilyn Monroe, this other Marilyn seems to be posing for her portrait while holding a book. Although she is not actively in the process of reading, she will soon return to the book in which her thumb marks her place.