Successful results for this 1st auction dedicated to comics and illustrations organized by Daniel Maghen Enchères et Expertises on October 11, 2019

Successful results for this 1st auction organized by
Daniel Maghen Enchères et Expertises with 94% of the lots sold (in estimated value)!

TOTAL RESULT: €2 406 079 all taxes included

For his very first auction organized on his behalf, Daniel Maghen managed a particularly successful sale with an exceptional sales rate of 94% in value (80% of the artworks presented).


L’Ile noire – Le Petit Vingtième – 1938 (cover of Le Petit Vingtième n°6)
Sold: €264 000 taxes included
The 6 lots of
Hergé were sold for €517 200 incl. taxes. 

At the opening of the sale, a first part was dedicated to André Juillard ; 29 artworks out of 31 were sold and reached €350 000 taxes included (estimate : 230 000 €).
The top price of this section is an original page from Le Cahier bleu (pl.6, 1993), estimated at €10 000, sold for €37 000 taxes included.
The original artwork in Les 7 Vies de l'Epervier, volume 7 (page no 2, 1991), which was estimated at €10 000, set a record for a black and white original page and soared to €33 180 incl. taxes.

Some artists have set new world records: Juan Gimenez (cover of La Caste des Méta-Barons sold for €37 700 all taxes included), Alex Alice (cover of Le Troisième Testament sold for €31 600 all taxes included) and Gos (cover of Le Scrameustache sold for €11 190 all taxes included).

Among the best sales, we find André Franquin (the five lots were sold for €279 120 incl. taxes, including a cover of Spirou et Fantasio sold for €191 000 and a half-page of Gaston sold for €47 400), Jean Giraud (The five lots were sold for €85 100 incl. taxes, including a page of Blueberry sold for €35 500, Hugo Pratt (half-page of Corto Maltese sold for €52 640 incl. taxes), Enki Bilal (original page of Partie de chasse sold for €29 000 incl. taxes), Jean-Pierre Gibrat (the two lots were sold for €43 430 including taxes, including a page of Le Vol du Corbeau sold for €27 640), Ana Mirallès (the two lots sold for €31 300  incl. taxes, including the cover of the complete edition of Djinn sold for €19 140), Joann Sfar ( the cover of  the volume number 8 of Le Chat du Rabbin sold for €24 250 incl. taxes), Benjamin Lacombe (the cover of the luxury edition of Curiosities sold for €20 400 incl. taxes) and Sylvain Vallée (Katanga original page sold for €14 000 incl. taxes).

Some artworks have been sold for a very good price: Cosey (the cover of Jonathan sold for 17 870 € including taxes), Vance (cover of Bruno Brazil sold for 16 590 € incl. taxes), Gotlib (page of Superdupont sold for 14 480 € incl. taxes), Roger (page of Jazz Maynard sold for 5 740 € including taxes) and Sempé (illustration sold for 10 270 € including taxes).

"I am very happy with this auction which has been a real success.
The House of Latin America was crowded and 200 bidders participated via the Internet.
This is the best auction of the year dedicated to comics."
Daniel Maghen

The results (including taxes) are all available online here.