London, South Kensington
5 December 2006
Cecil Beaton And Audrey Hepburn
A mock-up for the front cover of Cecil Beaton's book Cecil Beaton's Fair Lady, 1964, comprising Beaton's black and white portrait photograph of Audrey Hepburn as Eliza Dolittle in the 1964 Warner Brothers film My Fair Lady, the photograph inscribed in Beaton's hand in black felt Cecil Beaton's 'Fair Lady similarly inscribed along the mock-up spine -- 8½x6¼in. (21.5x16cm.), mounted and framed, overall measurements -- 20¼x16¼in. (51.4x41.3cm.)
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This mock-up is almost identical to the published version of Beaton's book chronicling his work on the film version of My Fair Lady.
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