Comic Art is booming on the Art Market
The COMIC - PAGE from „Tim and Struppi“ GOT SOLD FOR MORE THAN 1 MILLION EURO on an Auction
The art market is booming - the same goes for comic drawings.
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In that auction an original drawing by Hergéwas sold at the hammer-price for more than one million euro.
Reporter Tim and Struppi.
Sunday, May 01 2016
auctioned "Tintin" picture
Comic page has more than one million
A European collector have "King Ottokar's Sceptre" from the "Tintin" series bought for 1.046 million euros at an auction in Paris a double page of the band, said the auction house Artcurial. The estimate had stood at 600,000 to 800,000 euros.
The Artcurial expert Eric Leroy spoke of an "excellent result". In October, a collector had even paid for a double page of the same band at an auction at Sotheby's in Paris more than 1.5 million euros.
Popularity continues: "Tintin" cover stand for sale
In the comic "King Ottokar's Sceptre" is the eighth adventure of the reporter and his little dog. The tape was released 1939th Tim prevented in the overthrow of the king of a fictional Eastern European country which is threatened by a neighboring country - what is understood as a criticism of Hergé to Nazi Germany.
On the art market "Tintin" comics were last traded at even higher prices. 2014 paid a collector of 2.65 million euros for the shares subscribed by Hergé front pages published 1937-1958 volumes.
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