An artwork by Tintin creator Hergé set the world record for the artist’s most valuable original black and white drawing after selling at auction for more than €2m. The artwork sold at Artcurial, a French auction house, for €2,158,000 and was brought to sale with the assistance of The Fine Art Group. The drawing was originally published in 1946 for the color edition of Hergé’s book TinTin in America.

The Art Newspaper and The Guardian recently featured this spectacular auction. Both articles are linked below.

The Guardian- TinTin Drawing by Hergé Sells at Auction for Record £1.9M

The Art Newspaper- Go TinTin: Drawing of Belgian Boy Detective Fetches More than €2M at Auction