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New book showcases Monroe's last nude photos

Even after 50 years of her death, Marlyin Monroe continues to fascinate. Now, a new book will showcase the Hollywood seductress in a provocative photo- shoot just weeks before she died. The book titled, Norman Mailer, Bert Stern, Marilyn Monroe, combines Norman Mailer's 1973 biography with iconic images by Bert

books Updated: Dec 08, 2011 14:20 IST

Even after 50 years of her death, Marlyin Monroe continues to fascinate. Now, a new book will showcase the Hollywood seductress in a provocative photo- shoot just weeks before she died.

The book titled, Norman Mailer, Bert Stern, Marilyn Monroe, combines Norman Mailer's 1973 biography with iconic images by Bert Stern.

PHOTOS: Marilyn Monroe: A literary muse

The legendary images titled,  The Last Sitting, were shot over three days at the Bel Air Hotel for Vogue magazine, just weeks before Monroe's death in 1962. The photos show the Hollywood actress wearing nothing but a scarf and posing in seductive poses, reports Huffington Post.

Taschen Books will release the 18-pound limited-edition art book, all of which are signed by Bert Stern.