Elizabeth Taylor sells her father’s art collection

The actress inherited the art collection from her father, Francis Taylor, which was an art dealer in London.

It seems that the drawings are set to be sold by Chiswick Auctions. Besides, the actress has passed a letter to the auction house to authenticate the lots.

A sketch by Augustus John

The legend actress wrote: “In the late 1930s my father Francis Taylor based his business as an art dealer in London. During that time he acquired a great many works by Augustus John, including these drawings that the artist had torn up in a fit of anger… and which my father subsequently persuaded him to allow to be pieced back together, a task that my father undertook himself.”

Chiswick Auctions Fine Art Expert, Jan Lehman, explained why Elizabeth Taylor has chosen to sell her father’s art collection with them.

“She filmed at Chiswick House many years ago. She also used to go to a pub in Chiswick High Road with Richard Burton,” he explained.

It seems there would be 44 drawings, some of them include female nude studies, and the estimated value is between £200 and £800.

Eddie Fisher, 82, died after complications from recent hip surgery

Fisher was known as a teen idol in the 1950s and also for his relationship Elizabeth Taylor. According to a family statement, the singer died after complications from recent hip surgery.

“He was loved and will be missed by his four children: Carrie, Todd, Joely, and Tricia Leigh as well as his six grandchildren. He was an extraordinary talent and a true mensch”.

Eddie Fisher begun his career as a nightclub singer and then became known as a teen idol with songs like “Thinking of You” and “Oh! My Pa-Pa.”

Moreover, Coca-Cola signed a contract with Fisher in which they gave him a $1 million to be its national spokesman and sponsored his television show. Fisher had a complicated live: fighting with drug and alcohol addiction, five marriages.

The singer also had an autobiography called “Been There, Done That,” in which he says: “It isn’t the music that people remember most about me. It’s the women.”

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Angelina Jolie promises a completely different Cleopatra from that played by Elizabeth Taylor

“I will play it differently to Elizabeth Taylor, but I could never be as lovely as she was.”

“We are trying to uncover the truth about her as a leader and not just a sex symbol which she really wasn’t – she didn’t have many lovers, maybe only two, and they’re men she had children with”, said Jolie.

Angelina Jolie confessed that she always admired Cleopatra and was stunned by the things she learned about the famous Egyptian Queen when she began to prepare for this role.

“She was misunderstood and her life story was written wrongly. I always thought her life was very glamorous. Then I read her story and found a different side to her – that she was a mother, leader and an intellect who spoke five languages! Her upbringing also reflected her relationship with Rome – all that is much more interesting than what she was summed up to be.”

Elizabeth Taylor says she’s not marrying for the ninth time

“The rumors regarding my engagement simply aren’t true,” the legendary Hollywood actress Tweeted in response to online reports she planned to tie the knot for ninth time with Jason Winters.

“Jason is my manager and dearest friend. I love him with all my heart.”

Taylor, 78, has been married eight times to seven different men: Conrad Hilton Jr., Michael Wilding, Mike Todd, Eddie Fisher, Richard Burton (twice), John Warner and Larry Fortensky. She has been single since her divorce from Fortensky in 1996.

Rumors say that back in 2007, Taylor told columnist Liz Smith: “Jason Winters is one of the most wonderful men I’ve ever known and that’s why I love him. He bought us the most beautiful house in Hawaii and we visit it as often as possible.”

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Will Elizabeth Taylor marry for the ninth time?

Rumors say that Elizabeth Taylor, aged 78, could marry the ninth time, with agent Jason Winters, 49 years old, which shares a relationship for almost three years.

Moreover, Elizabeth Taylor is rumored to be engaged to her boyfriend, Jason Winters, from the Sterling Winters management artistic agency.

“It’s no secret that they are together for a long time and love each other, so it would not be a surprise if they were engaged. But now they keep this news for themselves,” said a source close to the couple.

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