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CHRISTIAN GIBEY (1936-2012)

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Bruxelles, mai 1968: à 59 ans, Hergé est au faîte de sa gloire. Ses albums sont traduits dans une centaine de langues, et il est unanimement salué comme le maître de ce que les historiens appelleront «la ligne claire», un style dont il a établi les bases graphiques et narratives.
Nul n'a plus contribué que lui à faire admettre la BD comme un art à part entière.
80 x 53 cm. Tirage postérieur sur papier baryté.
Encadrement bois noir et passe-partout tournant.
Edition 1/1.

Brussels, May 1968: at 59, Hergé is at the height of his glory. His albums have been translated into one hundred languages, and he is unanimously celebrated as the master of what historians call “The Clear Line”, a style for which he created the graphic and narrative basics. No cartoonist has been as instrumental as Hergé in allowing comics to be considered an art form in its own right.
80 x 53 cm. Printed later on fiber-based paper.
Black wooden frame, and mat.
Edition 1/1.

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