brussels - A drawing of Tintin creator Hergé has delivered 967 279 euros at an auction in Hong Kong. Reported that the Brussels auction house Artcurial Tuesday.
It is a study drawing with Chinese ink for a fresco in the cultural center of Wallonia and Brussels in Paris, where the famous characters are depicted in the comics of Tintin. The yield is a new world record for a postwar work of Belgian artist deceased in 1983, according to the auction house.
An original sketch of the Tintin book Coke in stock yielded more than 223 000 euros.