• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 2019

    Christie's Interiors

    23 August 2011, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 309

    Nicholas Monro (b. 1936)

    Max Wall

    Price Realised  


    Nicholas Monro (b. 1936)
    Max Wall
    74in. (188cm.) high including base

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    Max Wall (1908-1990) was an English comedian and actor who started his career in musicals and stage comedies before establishing his presence on the London stage and in films. He is best known for playing the character Professor Wallofski, which notably influenced John Cleese in the creation of his own Ministry of Silly Walks sketch for Monty Python

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    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.