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Auction Name: 2021 May 1 - 2 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas

Lot Number: 89039

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Audrey Hepburn Personally Owned Photos from My Fair Lady and Funny Face (2). Two 11" x 14" photos from Audrey Hepburn's collection, featuring her in some of her best-known roles.

Includes: 1) A captivating photo of Hepburn from My Fair Lady. Photo is by Cecil Beaton, who won the Academy Award for Best Costume Design for My Fair Lady, as well as for Best Art Direction. Has stamp on verso: "Please acknowledge photograph by Cecil Beaton." Beaton first met Hepburn after the release of Roman Holiday, and was instantly taken with her charm, commenting in his diary that "She appears to take wholesale adoration with a pinch of salt; gratitude rather than puffed-up pride..." Hepburn's ease, with Beaton as photographer, and her natural beauty is captured nicely in this photograph. The semi-gloss silver gelatin photo is on double weight paper was taken for a US Vogue photo shoot in late 1963 prior to the release of My Fair Lady, one of the most highly anticipated films in Hollywood history. Photo is in Near Fine condition.

2) A beautiful silver gelatin print of Hepburn from the 1957 musical Funny Face. Photographer Bud Fraker, whose photographs of Hepburn from Roman Holiday and Sabrina launched his career, captured this image, showing Hepburn outfitted in evening gown and capelet, glancing over her shoulder. Printed on semi-matte double weight paper. With stamps from Christie's and "Paramount Photo By Bud Fraker" to verso. Near Fine condition. COA from Heritage Auctions.

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