Marilyn Monroe photo upstages naked Bruni
A 1953 portrait of Marilyn Monroe by Alfred Eisenstaedt sold at auction for more than €24,000, upstaging the much-publicised photograph of a naked Carla Bruni, auctioneers have confirmed.
The Monroe photo more than doubled its pre-sale estimate of €10,000 at yesterday's Villa Grisebach Auction in Berlin.
The 25.4x20.3cm silver gelatin print raked in €24,395 (around £21,600).
Eisenstaedt, famed for his work on LIFE Magazine, captured many famous subjects during his career including John F Kennedy, Winston Churchill, and Albert Einstein.
The award-winning photographer died in 1995.
Naked Carla Bruni photo revealed at auction
Moss beats Bruni in photo auction
Carla Bruni photo up against Monroe
Bruni eclipsed by Moss and Bardot