Marilyn Monroe, Kate Moss, Pelé and the Queen meet up at Bonhams next week
Exceptional photographs presenting these stars and many more are to go under the hammer
A selection of celebrity images, featuring Marilyn Monroe, Kate Moss, Courtney Love, Jennifer Aniston, Pelé and the Queen, are to be sold at Bonhams, Knightsbridge as part of its Vision 21 sale on 16 March 2011.
The pictures include four intimate shots of Marilyn Monroe - In the Garden, On the Beach, At the Window and On the Sofa - taken by acclaimed 20th century photographer, George Barris, in 1962 (each estimated at £400 - 600).
Marilyn Monroe collectors will also be excited to see this excellent signed page from the star away from the sale.
There are two images of the Queen - Andy Warhol's Queen Elizabeth II from his Reigning Queens series (estimate £20,000 - 30,000) and Chris Levine's Lightness of Being, 2008 (estimate £2,000 - 3,000); and a photograph of Kate Moss by Mario Testino, Kate in Blue Cafe, 2005 (estimate £500 - 800).
Other lots include Dawn Mellor's Jennifer, 2000, which depicts a double-headed Jennifer Aniston (estimate £3,000 - 5,000); a picture of Courtney Love by Stella Vine, entitled Courtney Blue Dress, 2006 (estimate £4,000 - 6,000); and an image of Pelé by Marc Quinn, which is signed by the celebrated Brazilian footballer.
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