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Audrey Hepburn's personal items to be auctioned

Audrey Hepburn's personal items to be auctioned

Christie's house in London today announced that on September 27 it will auction personal items from actress Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993) as clothing and copies of screenplays, including the movie Breakfast at Tiffany's.

These pieces, which the family puts on sale, mostly correspond to the period between 1953 and 1968, the heyday of the artistic life of Hepburn, who was also goodwill ambassador of the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) .

"We are delighted that we have been entrusted with the sale of items from Audrey Hepburn's personal collection," said Christie's private collections director Adrian Hume-Sayer.

In addition to the Sept. 27 bid at its London headquarters, Christie's indicated that the pieces will be offered over the network between September 19 and October 3. [[nid: 783966]] "His name resonates immediately and his attraction And relevance remain as strong today as they ever were.The sale will offer fans and collectors the opportunity to purchase unique personal items, "added the director.

The objects will allow to know aspects of "the extraordinary life of an extraordinary woman", emphasized Hume-Sayer.

Among the pieces are a Burberry waterproof coat, which has an estimated price of between 6 thousand and 8 thousand pounds, and a Cocktail dress by Hubert de Givenchy, which can be sold for £ 15,000 (€ 16,950).

Givenchy was Hepburn's favorite designer, who hired him to design the wardrobe for the film Sabrina.

From then on both continued their association, since Givenchy took care of the clothes of Herpburn of numerous films, among them How to Steal to Million and Breakfast at Tiffany's.

The cocktail dress that was auctioned led Hepburn to a photo shoot of Two for the Road, which he performed opposite Albert Finney.

In the auction there are also copies of screenplays with their annotations, such as "Breakfast at Tiffany's", with an estimated price of between 60 thousand and 80 thousand pounds (67 thousand 800 and 90 thousand 400 euros).

Hepburn, born in Belgium on May 4, 1929, is considered one of the female legends of American cinema.

She spent her childhood between Belgium, England and Holland and, after studying ballet and performing as a showgirl in London, moved to the United States to appear on Broadway with the play "Gigi" in 1951 before springing to fame with "Roman Holiday" , Of 1953, next to Gregory Pegg. Nrv

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