After the tragic incident, Taylor is believed to have given the nude photograph to her assistant and make-up artist Penny Taylor. Miss Taylor, known for her beauty, love of diamonds, eight marriages and work as an AIDS activist, died of congestive heart failure in Los Angeles on March 23 and was buried the following day. In any event she became one of the most photographed women in the world. Gowland died last year but last night Alice, his widow, said she was distressed by the mystery, and said her husband would not have sanctioned any image being released just days after someone's death.
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Taylor was 24 at the time and considered one of the most beautiful women in the world.
The story claimed the picture is then said to have been given to Taylor's make-up artist, Penny Taylor, who was no relation.
She would have been aged eigh right when the picture of Lee Evans was taken by photograher Peter Gowland.
Stephen Lash, chairman emeritus of Christie's Americas, and Marc Porter, chairman of Christie's Americas have both worked with Taylor and her family over the past two decades.
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The renowned collection of jewellery, works of art, clothing and other memorabilia will be sold at a series of auctions.
The picture appears in his book, Classic Nude Photography, Techniques and Images, which tells how Evans lived at the Hollywood Studio Club, a chaperoned dormitory for young women who wanted to make it in Hollywood, which closed in
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