12 avril 2011

Elizabeth Taylor's Jewels, Art, Fashion and Memorabilia to Be Auctioned at Christie's

A black and white photo dated in 1953 shows US-British actress Elizabeth Taylor. EPA/STR. NEW YORK, NY.- Elizabeth Taylor's renowned collection of jewelry, works of art, clothing and memorabilia will be sold at a series of auctions, Christie's said on Saturday. "Christie's will be selling the historic collection of Elizabeth Taylor," who died last month in Los Angeles aged 79, the auction house said in a statement. Taylor's possessions will be sold in a series of sales, Details and the timing of the sales will be announced at a... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2011

Phillips de Pury & Company To Offer Iconic Painting Of Elizabeth Taylor, Liz #5, 1963 By Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol, Liz #5. Estimated at $20,000,000 / $30,000,000. NEW YORK, N.Y.- Phillips de Pury & Company announce the sale of a rare, iconic portrait of the legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor, painted by Andy Warhol in 1963. The stunning painting will be offered for sale in the Contemporary Art Part I auction on May 12th and is estimated at $20,000,000 / $30,000,000. "Liz #5 is a pristine gem. It is Warhol at his very best with a perfect screen, glowing colors, and impeccable provenance. She is classic yet every bit as cutting... [Lire la suite]
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24 mars 2011

R.I.P. Elizabeth Taylor: Dead of a Queen

Elizabeth Taylor in close up picture as she sits in the back sear of a car when she left the Cleopatra set at Romes Cinecitta Studio. Photo: Mario Torrisi/dapd. From left to right: Butch Jenkins, Elizabeth Taylor and Mickey Rooney sit on the horse National Velvet, which is the same name as the film the three appear in, 1945. AP Photo In this April 19, 1961 file photo, actress Elizabeth Taylor holds the Oscar she won as 1960s best film actress for her role in Butterfield 8, while speaking with reporters in Hollywood, Calif.... [Lire la suite]
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13 novembre 2010

Angus McBean (British, 1904-1990), Elizabeth Taylor as Helen of Troy in Dr. Faustus, O.U.D.S., 1966

Angus McBean (British, 1904-1990), Elizabeth Taylor as Helen of Troy in Dr. Faustus, O.U.D.S., 1966 © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Vintage gelatin silver print, mounted on card. Signed and annotated 'London' in ink on the mount. Framed. Museum of Modern Art Wales label on reverse of frame from the 1994 exhibition 'Angus McBean: Stars In His Eyes'. 39.8 x 29.3cm (15 11/16 x 11 9/16in). Estimate: £700 - 1,000, EUR 800 - 1,100 Literature: Pepper, T., Angus McBean: Portraits (London: National Portrait Gallery, 2006), p.106, plate... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2010

The Hood Museum of Art Celebrates Hollywood’s Golden Age

Clarence Sinclair Bull, Elizabeth Taylor, 1948, color print American movies made during the “golden age” of Hollywood (1920–60), a time when the studios were producing almost five hundred films a year, have been admired in art museums, college film societies, and academic departments for almost a century. Interest in the work produced by Hollywood studio photographers, however, goes back only a few decades. The exhibition Made in Hollywood: Photographs from the John Kobal Foundation, on view at the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2010

Sid Avery, Elizabeth Taylor on the set of “Giant”, Marfa, Texas, 1955

Sid Avery, Elizabeth Taylor on the set of “Giant”, Marfa, Texas, 1955. photo Phillips de Pury & Company Gelatin silver print, printed later. 10 1/8 x 10 in. (25.7 x 25.4 cm).  Signed in pencil and copyright credit stamp on the verso. ESTIMATE $1,000-1,500 Phillips de Pury & Company. Film. 24 June 2010. New York www.phillipsdepury.com
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10 février 2010

Bonhams to Sell Roman Bust that Links Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton

The filming of the 'Taming of the Shrew in Rome' in 1967 brought all these creative people together in a project that was critically acclaimed. LONDON.- A lovely Roman marble bust that film director, Franco Zeffirrelli gave as a wedding gift to friends who worked with him on the filming of 'The Taming of the Shrew' will be sold at Bonhams next Antiquities Sale in London on April 28th. Dating from the second century AD the Roman herm head traditionally used on the top of a pillar, is estimated to sell for £7,000 to £9,000. A... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2009

Cecil Beaton, Elizabeth Taylor, 1950

Cecil  Beaton, Elizabeth Taylor, 1950 Silver print. Printed on double weigh textured paper. Stamped on verso "Cecil Beaton Photograph" and "001017". Inscribed in pencil "Elizabeth Taylor" and "B650794". Estimate: from $2,500 to $3,000Cecil Beaton is well known for his contribution to fashion photography, portraiture, and theatrical design. Beaton attended but did not graduate from St. John’s College, Cambridge, and utilized his university contacts in arranging a portrait sitting... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2009

Burt Glinn, Elizabeth Taylor auf dem filmset von ‘Suddenly last summer’

Burt Glinn, Elizabeth Taylor auf dem filmset von ‘Suddenly last summer’, 1959. Later gelatin silver print. 32,5 x 47,8 cm. Signed in pencil on the reverse. Est. EUR 2.800 – 3.200 Villa Grisebach Auktionen. Modern and Contemporary Photographs Thursday, November 26, 2009, 3 p.m. www.villa-grisebach.de Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Burt Glinn served in the United States Army between 1943 and 1946, before studying literature at Harvard University, where he edited and photographed for the Harvard Crimson college... [Lire la suite]
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05 juin 2009

Elizabeth Taylor (née en 1932) Portraits de l'actrice dans "Becket" et "Qui a peur de Virginia Woolf "?, 1963-1966

Elizabeth Taylor (née en 1932) Portraits de l'actrice dans "Becket" et "Qui a peur de Virginia Woolf "?, 1963-1966 17 tirages argentiques d'époque. Cachets et mentions au dos. De 25 x 20 cm à 30 x 23,5 cm. Divers photographes dont Robin Douglas-Home et Bob Penn. Estimation : 400 / 500 € Vente du Vendredi 5 juin 2009. Photographies Anciennes, Modernes et Contemporaines. Piasa - Paris
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