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    François Schuiten La Fièvre d'Urbicande Projet de Couverture n° 4 (1985). François Schuiten est la figure de proue de la bande dessinée belge actuelle. Second album et, sans doute, clef de voûte des Cités Obscures, La Fièvre d'Urbicande remporte, en 1986, le prix du Meilleur album au Festival d'Angoulême. Pour la couverture, l'artiste réalisa 8 projets de couverture. Un amateur éclairé acheta les deux qui étaient les plus proches de la couverture finale. En voici l'un d'entre eux (23 x 27,7 cm), réalisé à l'encre de Chine et en parfait état.

    François Schuiten Fever in Urbicand Proposed Cover #4 Original Art (1985). François Schuiten is the standard-bearer of current Belgian comic art. His second graphic novel and, undoubtedly, a keystone of the "Obscure Cities" series, Fever in Urbicand won the prize for Best Album at the Angoulême Festival in 1986. For the cover, the artist made 8 cover proposals. An enlightened collector bought the two (both offered in this auction) that were closest to the final cover. A gem (9" x 11") drawn in India ink and in Excellent condition!

    Estimate $6,000-$7,200

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    June, 2018
    2nd Saturday
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