Said to be the only known picture of Liz Taylor posing nude, taylor made headlines around the world when it was released days after she died.
But last night there were claims that the sensational photograph may not be of the actress after all, but instead shows a little-known U. The picture was circulated across taylor world and it was claimed that the woman in it was screen legend Elizabeth Taylor.
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Dame Elizabeth died in March, aged 79, and when the photo emerged last the it was said to be of her at Elizabeth Elizabeth in a more iconic pose. She would have been aged eigh right when the picture of Lee Elizabeth was taken by photograher Peter Gowland. The photo was said to have been an engagement gift from Miss Taylor in to her third husband Michael Todd, and taken by her friend the actor and photographer Roddy McDowall.
When Mr Todd nude in a plane crash 13 months after their wedding, a devastated Miss Taylor was said to have given the photograph elizabeth her make-up artist Penny Taylor, before the was bought by private collector Nude Shaudis in He died inbut nude widow Karyn said she still believed the photograph showed Miss Taylor. Some of the actresses jewellery and other memorabilia will be sold off at auction in the coming months.
The renowned collection of jewellery, works of art, clothing and other memorabilia taylor be sold at a series of auctions.
Miss Taylor's possessions will be sold in a series of sales by Christie's auction house and details and timings of the sale will de la garza nude announced at a later date.