An auction of art at Christie’s Paris on Wednesday 20th November offers over 300 European pieces, including work by Hergé, Jacques Martin, Hugo Pratt, Moebius, Jacques Tardi and many more.
The auction includes a page from the Tintin adventure King Ottokar’s Sceptre by Hergé, estimates to sell for some €18,000, and one of his rare greeting cards.
Also on offer are pages by Jacques Martin, a popular artist with many collectors, and several boards of L’Incal by Moebius and a magnficient watercolour, “Arzak and the Dragon” (2009).
The auction includes pages featuring Blake & Mortimer, Blueberry, Largo Winch, Iznogoud, Ric Hochet, Valerian, Lucky Luke and more and the full catalogue is here on the Christie’s web site – and you can take a virtual tour here
• Sale 17717: Bande Dessinée et Illustration 3.00pm 20th November (Lots 1 – 319)
9 Avenue Matignon, Paris | Viewing: 10.00am – 12 noon Tuesday 19th November | Web
With thanks to David Roach