This lot will be sold on Wednesday 2nd December (day 2 of the auction.) Lots 464-913 will be sold on day 2 (lots 1-463 will be sold on day 1). The auction will begin at 2:00 pm GMT. Lots are sold sequentially so there is no preset ending time. A live streaming broadcast of the auction will be available on auction days.
An Alan Lee pencil sketch of Saruman (Christopher Lee) from Peter Jackson's fantasy epic The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. This sketch of the traitorous Saruman comes from Christopher Lee's estate and was gifted to the actor by the film's concept artist Alan Lee.
The pencil drawing depicts Saruman looking off into the distance and is signed at the bottom by the artist. It is mounted in a painted grey frame with string on the reverse for wall mounting. The frame has only very minor wear. Dimensions: 3 cm x 55.5 cm x 70 cm (1 1/4" x 21 3/4" x 27 1/2")
Sold without copyright; see copyright notice in the Buyer's Guide.
Estimate: £1,000 - 1,500 M AR
This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.