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|Topless Photo of Polanski, Tate Auctioned in New York City |
David Bailey (b. 1938), "Sharon Tate and Roman Polanski", 1969. Gelatin silver print, printed, 1988. Unique print this size. Estimate: $10,000-15,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2009.
NEW YORK, NY (AP).- A topless photo of filmmaker Roman Polanski and his wife, Sharon Tate, taken just months before her murder has sold at a New York City auction for just over $11,000.
The black and white portrait by British photographer David Bailey shows the couple embracing. Christie's says it was sold Monday to an unidentified private buyer. The presale estimate was $8,000 to $12,000.
The 76-year-old Oscar-winning director is under house arrest in Switzerland. The United States wants him to face sentencing for having sex with a 13-year-old girl in 1977. He fled the U.S. before being sentenced.
His attorneys plan to argue before a California appeals court that the charges should be dismissed.
Tate was killed in 1969 by followers of Charles Manson.
Copyright 2009 The Associated Press.
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