‘Tiny’, the girl from the eponymous series of kids, Saturday high eyes thrown at an auction in Paris. Twenty-seven drawings from the Tiny stories brought 559.000 euro.
The were original drawings of illustrator Marcel Marlier from the various adventures of “Tiny” (original title: “Martine”) that are auctioned. The final amount was five times more than expected, according to auction house Artcurial.
One gouache took almost 50,000 euro. It was the first time that the drawings were offered at auction, and they were also all sold, for three quarters to foreign collectors.
Also original shelves of Hergé, creator of Tintin, brought quite a bit of money in the drawer. So pulled out a sketch of the shelf 56 of the Tintin album “Coke in stock” 130,000 euros, and a lithograph in colour from the album “Men on the moon” 46.800 euro. Also here the expectations over and over.