Madonna nude photo sells for £25,000

Full frontal image sells in New York

A full-frontal nude photograph of Madonna taken in 1979 has sold at an auction in New York for $37,500 (£25,000).

The image, taken by photographer Lee Friedlander, was bought by an anonymous phone bidder at Christie’s auction house in the US city yesterday (February 12) reports Contactmusic.

The image was taken by photographer Lee Friedlander while Madonna was an aspiring dancer. It originally appeared in Playboy magazine in 1985.