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Top 5: Raquel Welch's Art Objects

Specialist picks from the Bombshell: Raquel Welch auction...

March 31, 2024

A selection of art objects from the collection of Raquel Welch, to be sold in the Bombshell: Raquel Welch auction on April 12.

A first edition of Helmut Newton's SUMO Monte Carlo (Taschen, 1999) that's signed in crayon by the photographer and numbered 5994 of 10,000, on an original Philippe Starck-designed chrome metal stand. Together with the original Taschen cardboard outer box

A portrait by American artist Clayton LaFevre (American, 20th century), depicting Raquel Welch wearing blue workout attire, similar in style to images of Welch seen in her 1985 book The Raquel Welch Total Beauty and Fitness Program, signed and dated "Clayton 84" in the lower left and framed in an acrylic frame.

An abstract-expressionist oil pastel and gouache color portrait of a man wearing a fez by American avant-garde artist Jamali, in silver-tone frame. Together with a photo of Raquel Welch at her wedding standing in front of the painting.

A wirework sculpture of a female wearing a mermaid gown with silvered wood pedestal.

A mixed media art piece, possibly also by Roman Pastucha and titled "The Dress," which features various photographic images including one of Raquel Welch from the film One Million Years B.C.

a woman wearing a white dress and a turquoise necklace

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