Stunning photographs of Marilyn Monroe and Kate Moss will be up for auction by Bonhams on Nov. 17 at Bonhams' New Bond Street, London.
The iconic photo of Marilyn Monroe in bed at the Bel Air Hotel in 1952 shot by photographer Andre de Dienes could be sold for somewhere between €2,300 - 3,400, or $3,200 - 4,700.
The naked portrait of Kate Moss up for auction is considered by Moss to be the best photo ever taken of her. It is one of the hottest items on
The auction block and with the largest price tag.
This photo could fetch as much as €21,000, or $28,000.
Photographer Albert Watson took the shot of Moss on a Marrakech rooftop in Morocco in 1993. It was taken at the end of a day's shoot for German Vogue, says ABC News.
Other photos of Moss featured in the collection is one by the late photographer Corrine Day and one of Moss in a blue cafe by photographer Mario Testino.
Day is known today as the photographer who launched Moss' modeling career.
Other iconic photos up for auction include a 1971 portrait of Brigitte Bardot taken by Terry O'Neill, a sultry shot of Christy Turlington taken by Albert Watson in 1990, Shirley Eaton in make-up for the James Bond film Goldfinger shot by David Hurn in 1963 and Courtney Love in a stylized portrait by David LaChapelle, titled Heaven to Hell, reminiscent of Michelangelo's Pietà.
Bonhams has two Photograph Auctions each year. These auctions include notable works by 19th and 20th century American and European photographers, along with works by cutting-edge contemporary photographers.