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LUIS ROYO AND ROMULO ROYO AT CHRISTIE'S - 6E VENTE AUX ENCHÈRES BANDE DESSINÉE ET ILLUSTRATION

Updated (04-May-2018):

The auction finished with a succesful result for our main artists Luis Royo and Romulo Royo. 

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We present this event with the most representative artists of the moment to inform you that the auction of Christie's to be held on May 3 and has the participation of Luis Royo and Romulo Royo, taking two of his works to auction.

If you want to see the lot that will be auctioned by the artists, you can access the following link on the Christie's page with all the related information. (Lot No. 77 and 78).

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The first part will be dedicated to Ana Miralles, Spanish designer internationally known for the Djinn series, sold more than one million copies worldwide. Sixteen exceptional pieces (covers, plates and original illustrations) have been compiled, including the cover of the next full volumes 12 and 13, two historical covers, those of volumes 2 and 5 of the series, as well as illustrations. unpublished made especially for sale.

The second part of the session will present the historical masters of the comics through the exceptional works of Hergé, André Franquin, Jacobs, Morris and a selection of outstanding works signed Enki Bilal, Crepax, Cosey, Francq, Gibrat, Giraud Juillard, Luis Royo, Milo Manara, Enrico Marini, Moebius, Hugo Pratt, Jean-Marc Rochette, Rosinski, Tardi, William Vance ... the young generation and the illustrators will also be honored with Alex Alice, Didier Graffet, Olivier Ledroit, Romulo Royo, Manchu , Ralph Meyer ...

The 172 works of the sale will be the object of a public exhibition (free admission) at Christie's (9 avenue Matignon, paris 8), from Saturday 28 April to Thursday 3 May.





Luis Royo (born 1954), is a Spanish painter behind many stories and covers for Rambla, Heavy Metal or Cimoc. In 2015, he was awarded the prestigious Inkpot Prize at the San Diego International Salon for his work. Malefic Time is a story of anticipation that begins in 2038, when the world has sunk into chaos. The artist offers us here a very sensual vision of Luz, her heroine. The velvety appearance of his touch offers an ingenious contrast with Malefic, the formidable weapon by which Luz tries to avenge the death of her partner.

Lot 78 - Blade and Plucked Flowers



Lot 77 - THE THOUSAND FACES OF LILITH 2

Romulo Royo (born in 1976) is a Spanish artist with multiple talents whose paintings, sculptures, photographs and video installations have been exhibited all over the world. In particular, he is responsible for the great fresco that decorates Medevedev's dome in Russia. Developing a clean aesthetic over the years, his work skillfully mixes fantasy with a very current science fiction, constantly confronting the real and the fantastic. A figurative language based on primitive compositions with a powerful touch, carried by a delicate chromatic palette.





With the presentation of 172 works, the sixth auction "Cartoons and illustration", organized on Thursday, May 3 at 7:00 p.m. M., It will be divided into two parts:

PRACTICAL INFORMATION
SALE:
Thursday, May 3, at 7:00 p.m.

EXHIBITION HOURS (free admission):
Saturday, April 28, from noon to 6 p.m. M.
Monday April 30, Wednesday 2, Thursday 3, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

ADDRESS:
Christie's Paris
9 Avenue Matignon, Paris 8th

TO PARTICIPATE IN DISTANCE SALE

• Participate online at Christie's Live

Making an offer online at Christie's Live allows you to participate in sales in real time. Simply register at christies.com before May 3 at 8 a. M., after this date, you can contact the Auction Office at Christie - bidsparis@christies.com, +33 (0) 1 40 76 84 13 - or the Department Comics and illustrations (+33 (0) 1 40 76 72 14) to register

* If you are a new client of Christie's, the auction office will need the following to create your account: identification, proof of address and bank details (RIB)

• Submit a purchase order or participate by phone

To make an offer by phone or send a purchase order, simply send an email to Christie's Auction House - bidsparis@christies.com, +33 (0) 1 40 76 84 13 - specifying name and number of Sale (Comic Strip and Illustration, 15054) and the lots that interest you.

You can also send your orders online by registering, at least 48 hours before the sale, at christies.com


CONTACTS

Prensa

Emmanuelle Klein
+33 (0) 6 12 12 92 12
Emmak2323@gmail.com

Diane Reverdy
+33 (0) 6 42 68 26 01
dianereverdy@danielmaghen.com

Christie's

Oficina de subastas Christie's
bidsparis@christies.com
+33 (0) 1 40 76 84 13

Émilie Fabre, director of the department of comics and illustration
efabre@christies.com
+33 (0) 1 40 76 72 14

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