Christie's auction house is auctioning off a David Bailey photo of Roman Polanski and then-wife Sharon Tate taken shortly before her murder.
Christie's estimates it will sell for between $8,000-$12,000 at the December 7 auction.
"It's an important image," said Laura Paterson, a vice president at Christie's auction house and a specialist in their photography department.
"It certainly is provocative because of who the characters are. But it's also a touching naked shot of a happy couple," she added. "And Bailey does capture the anything goes flavor of that period."
Polanski is currently in a Swiss jail. PHOTO:
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