Pictures from Marilyn Monroe's Final Photoshoot to Be Auctioned in London

Rare photos of Marilyn Monroe taken just weeks before her untimely death are going to auction in London, according to multiple reports.

The stunning snapshots were taken by her friend, photographer George Barris, on Santa Monica beach on July 13, 1962, just three weeks before she was found dead at 36 in her Los Angeles bedroom. The set also includes photos of Monroe in her Brentwood, California, home.

A History of Sluts Celebrates Powerful Women Who Proved They Were More Than Just a Label

Chelsea Dom was working on a photo series about prostitutes and strippers when she came up with the idea for A History of Sluts, an art book that looks at powerful women throughout history with one thing common: They’ve each been called a slut.

“I was documenting the slut-shaming stigma that those women have experienced and realized that this isn’t an isolated issue,” she tells PEOPLE.

Marilyn Monroe's Love Letters with Joe DiMaggio, Arthur Miller Sell for Thousands

Some really do like it hot.

Marilyn Monroe’s love letters and personal items sold for sky high prices Saturday when Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills put pieces of celebrity history up for auction.

Read Marilyn Monroe's Very Racy Love Letter from Arthur Miller

Sexting wouldn’t be invented for another half-century. But that didn’t stop Arthur Miller from expressing some rather explicit long-distance passion for Marilyn Monroe.

In the months before the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Death of a Salesman wed the screen siren, then the most famous star in the world, he was head over heels in love with her – and then some.

Marilyn Monroe's Lost Love Letters to Be Auctioned

It’s no secret Joe DiMaggio loved Marilyn Monroe. The baseball great cried at her funeral and for 20 years had flowers placed at her crypt several times a week.

After Lauren Bacall's Passing, Every Hollywood Legend Name-Checked in 'Vogue' Is Dead

Veteran Actor Eli Wallach Dies

Eli Wallach, a gravelly voiced character actor who appeared alongside such giants as Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe in The Misfits, Clint Eastwood in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and Al Pacino in The Godfather: Part III, died Tuesday, his daughter Katherin

Burt Reynolds to Beyoncé: PEOPLE Presents the Hottest Bodies of Each Decade

Amongst all of today’s sexy stars, it’s Beyoncé’s “Flawless” figure that has folks going vegan. Meanwhile, Channing Tatum’s physique keeps the Magic Mike viewers drooling. Currently, these celebs are two of Hollywood’s hottest body icons, but they certainly aren’t the first.

Dates from a Different Era: 13 Awesome Yet Impossible Celeb Power Couples (PHOTOS)

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