Lot 177

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August Walla ''Weihnachten in Lande Afrika'' Signed and inscribed Pencil and coloured crayon on paper 30 x 40cm Unframed See illustration Biography: Born Klosterneuburg, Austria, 1936. During World War II Walla's mother Aloisia, raised him as a girl to spare him from the draft. Made his first drawings at the age of 10. Diagnosed as schizophrenic at the age of 17 and began a lifetime habit of writing, making objects and graffiti. Admitted to Gugging Hospital 1970. Moved to Haus der Künstler in 1983. Died 2001. Artist's Resale Rights may apply, please refer to our Terms & Conditions.

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