Jun 16, 2009

by English Muse

Last year, longtime Hollywood photographer Bob Willoughby quietly posted some of his unpublished photos of Audrey Hepburn on his flickr page


“This year (2008) I am 80,” Willoughby explained on his page. “In the process of going over my prints recently, I realized that I have a lot of photographs that the galleries have never shown…and that I feel should be seen.”


He put up 46 remarkable photos of the iconic actress in a flickr set that has now received more than 9,000 views (but deserves far more!)

Do you want to see it? The link {here}.



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60 Responses to “Rare Audrey Hepburn Photos”

  1. AnastasiaC says:

    beautiful! she was such a natural….off to have a look at the link!

  2. Penelope says:

    Oh, how lovely. I've not seen these so merci!

  3. lauragrace7 says:

    Oh these are so extraordinary! Also: Thank you for the well wishes!

  4. puglyfeet says:

    Thanks for sharing these marvels!

  5. lbwDESIGN says:

    thank you for posting. I absoutely love audrey…so any post dedicated to her ( and her photographer)is welcome!!

  6. Tina says:

    I love her too! there's a really cute photo in the set of her taking a nap with the deer and her little dog…

  7. Yellowgoat says:

    Love. I can't get enough of Audrey. She's one true beauty, inside and out.

    Whenever they're showing roman holiday on TV, I always reschedule to make that a movie date with my family. We all love her.

  8. Tina Tarnoff says:

    How lovely she was. How beautiful. She had the most wonderful eyebrows. (not a very profound statement, but there you go!:)xoxo

  9. The Cottage Cheese says:

    Thank you for this link! Audrey was such a remarkable person, both for her beauty and her kindness.

  10. Tina says:

    yes, outstanding eyebrows!!

  11. Annabelle says:

    What beautiful original photos… the cowboy hat looks so out of place on her!! Don't you think?

  12. Lit and Life says:

    One of the most beautiful women every–those eyes are incredible!


  13. The Wanderers' Daughter says:

    Oh my! That photo with the long hair and the fawn…breathtaking. My mum has this amazing photo of my dad feeding a fawn in the woods…and the best part is, it was the first and last hunting trip he was ever coerced into taking in his lifetime. Instead of shooting a deer, he ended up coaxing a wild fawn to eat out of his hand. That was my dad.

  14. iva yaneva says:

    I love Audrey! such an interesting story.. thanks for sharing 🙂

  15. trishiekoh says:

    These are amazing pictures. I love the one where she's feeding the deer. Thanks so much for sharing!

  16. jillian-anne says:

    stunning, i love the shot with bambi x

  17. Mag says:

    Oh..really lovely!!
    Especially, second picture.
    thank you for your sharing!!

  18. Black says:

    Oh, the second picture is just so precious! Thanks for sharing.

  19. vicki archer says:

    Could she have been any more lovely? Superb, xv.

  20. Daisy says:

    Ah how pretty!


    Beyond Marvelousss…love her & these pictures! PS: love you too darling Tina ~XO*

  22. cgw @ accidentally, kle says:

    wow these are spectacular! thank you SO much for this post! x

  23. Charlie says:

    I have never seen any of these! The are wornderful!

  24. AliceTo says:

    She is so beautiful. I love Audrey Hepburn since I was a child and I am still amazed by her beauty, her look, her elegance, her fragility.
    Thank for your blog, such an everyday inspiration to me.

  25. my favorite and my best says:

    oh man. what a beauty. that long hair.

  26. Clarity says:

    This is timely. I just saw an exhibition at the Pride in London this weekend that showed previously unseen photos of Audrey too. The quote from the photographer was "You just couldn't stop photographing Audrey".

  27. Kelly says:

    I have to agree, her eyebrows are stunning. The top one with her talking on the phone is one of my favorite photographs of her.

    She is so dear, I love her immensely.

  28. mina says:

    stunning photos!

  29. Shaddy says:

    Thank goodness he came across them or we'd all be the poorer.

    Thanx for putting them in our laps.

  30. VictoriaArt says:

    Oh, she was just such a stunning beauty, inside and out! I love her, her movies, her charity work later for the UN, she had such class!

  31. Joanna Goddard says:

    i love her little deer!

  32. avant garde says:

    she is timeless, the epitomy of elegance and innocence. just stunning to look at.

  33. jen laceda says:

    Thanks for posting here! My husband will thank you, too! He's a huge Audrey fan, more so than me!

  34. Pamela Terry and Edward says:

    More evidence that she was uniquely beautiful.

  35. Grace Albaugh says:

    It is so interesting that you post these. I was looking for a beautiful hair cut and found the top photo you have posted here just the other day and chose it for my own. I'm no Audrey Hepburn but I can hardley wait to diplay her beautiful cut on my own head. Thanks for these. they are beautiful.

  36. Hayley says:

    these pictures are beautifuuuul !

  37. TheBeautyFile says:

    Wow! Thanks so much for sharing. She is a total stunner & I can not wait to plow through these. That first photo is just perfect.

  38. Jen @ GreetQ.com says:

    I agree with the comments on the photo with her hair down and the fawn. Truly beautiful!

  39. Laura [What I Like] says:

    I love that shot of her on the stairs…she really was one in a million.

  40. shoppingsmycardio says:

    amazing doesn't even begin to cover it…thank you so much for sharing these! the whole lot is just stunning.

  41. umama says:

    She is absolutely gorgeous~

  42. Des says:

    Timeless. She is as relevant now as she was in the '50s and '60s.

  43. lovelydisco says:

    Amazing Audrey photos!

  44. Hi Kooky says:

    A mesmerizing set of photographs. This man's work deserves to be looked at by thousands more. Not only does he capture Audrey (perfection herself) beautifully, but his sense of light and composition are amazing. Thank you so much for sharing.

  45. Gretchen says:

    Thanks for sharing! Audrey is one of my favorites. Such a classic. There's never been anyone even remotely like her in Hollywood since…

  46. orange sugar home says:

    amazing. what a treat! I love when photos of the famous are discovered. It means there are secrets/parts of their personalities yet to be revealed to the world.

  47. Amelia Smith says:

    simply stunning!

  48. Monroe Gallery of Photography says:

    Exhibit features another catche of "lost" Audrey Hepburn photographs: http://www.monroegallery.com/

  49. emily says:

    gorgeous as ever! thanks!

  50. thelifeoflisa says:

    stunning photos! What a beauty…

  51. duet letterpress says:

    you find the loveliest photos!

  52. Di says:

    Such a special collection of photos <3

  53. tham says:

    i love Audrey and these photos pulled to the top of heaven

  54. Lenna says:

    I absolutely love Audrey! so classically beautiful~~ she is my favorite!

  55. Ceri says:

    I know this is an old post but I just had to comment. God, she was so stunning. <3

  56. Kacie says:

    My goodness. I LOVE her. She is just perfect. I’m itching to chop off all my hair like hers in Sabrina. Love her.


  57. Sandra says:

    Thank you thank you thank you for posting these pictures!!!! Audrey’s been my favorite actress and style icon since I saw Sabrina at 7. Even sitting on a stoop she looks elegant.

  58. Sara says:

    I love Audrey Hepburn and I’ve watched most of her movies. My Fair Lady, Paris When it Sizzles, Roman Holiday are all a MUST-SEE 🙂

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  60. Lauren says:

    Simply beautiful, love these photos x

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