The striking black and white photo shows her topless. Taylor was 24 at the time and considered one of the most beautiful women in the world. Life-long friend Roddy McDowall, an actor and amateur photographer, convinced her to sit for the photo in He promised it would be tasteful, like a work of art, and it has been treated as such ever since. Todd, whom she later married and became her third husband, was killed in plane crash 13 months after they wed. Afterward, Taylor was said to have given the photo to her assistant and make-up artist Penny Taylor. Collector Jim Shaudis bought the photo in and it has not been shown in public since. Her father, the art dealer Francis Taylor , and his actress wife Sara regularly attended swingers parties and that Elizabeth was reportedly conceived at one of the parties. Other reports claim her father was a millionaire Conservative Member of Parliament, Victor Cazalet , who became her godfather. In any event she became one of the most photographed women in the world.
First, Orson Welles viral videos and now nude photos of Elizabeth Taylor. Not too surprisingly, the pic and the story are equally bogus. The London Telegraph has the story; the shot dates back to , when Taylor was just eight years old. Apparently, rumors that Taylor was the woman in the picture are not new.
A nude picture of Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor has been released by a private collector, just over a week after the actress died of heart disease. The picture is from the time when Taylor was just 24, and it is a possibility that it is the first time that the photograph has been shown publicly, reports dailymail. Taylor kneels down passionately on a white fur rug, and looks extremely sensual in the picture, which is said to have been an engagement gift from her to producer Michael Todd, her third husband.
Said to be the only known picture of Liz Taylor posing nude, it made headlines around the world when it was released days after she died. But last night there were claims that the sensational photograph may not be of the actress after all, but instead shows a little-known U. Doubts: The picture was circulated across the world and it was claimed that the woman in it was screen legend Elizabeth Taylor. Dame Elizabeth died in March, aged 79, and when the photo emerged last week it was said to be of her at Elizabeth Taylor in a more iconic pose. She would have been aged eigh right when the picture of Lee Evans was taken by photograher Peter Gowland.