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Copy of Annie Leibovitz's 'John and Yoko' Up for Auction
This photo provided by Swann Auction Galleries shows John Lennon and Yoko Ono in December 1980 on the last day of Lennon's life. An original copy of the photograph, taken by Annie Liebovitz for Rolling Stone magazine, will be auctioned on Oct. 19, 2010 in New York. AP Photo/Swann Auction Galleries, Annie Liebovitz.
NEW YORK (AP).- A copy of Annie Leibovitz's famous photo of a nude John Lennon with a clothed Yoko Ono is going up for auction in New York City.

The photo was taken just hours before Lennon was shot in December 1980 and appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.

It's one of 40 copies and is expected to bring $10,000 to $15,000 at Swann Auction Galleries on Oct. 19.

Tho photo is being sold by a private collector and is not part of Leibovitz's highly publicized settlement over her debts and rights to her own work.


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