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    François Schuiten La Fièvre d'Urbicande Projet de Couverture n° 6 (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. Celui-ci est l'un des plus proches de la couverture finale. Ce petit beauté mesure 23 x 27,7 cm et est réalisé à l'encre de Chine. Il est en parfait état.

    François Schuiten Fever in Urbicand Proposed Cover #6 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 in the prize for Best Album at the Angoulême Festival in 1986. For the cover, the artist made eight proposals. An enlightened collector bought the two that were closest to the final cover (offered in this auction as two separate lots). 9" x 11". Drawn in India ink. Excellent condition.

    Estimate $6,000-$7,200

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    2nd Saturday
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