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Milan / Via Paolo Sarpi, 6
Finarte in collaboration with Urania Casa d’Aste presents its first Comics auction entirely dedicated to the undisputed master of Italian comics in the world: Hugo Pratt.
That of the original tables is a sector that has already conquered collectors from all over the world, involving the most important dealers and reaching staggering figures. In just a few years, this ever-expanding and growing sector has consolidated its importance, finally turning the spotlight on a collectible born in the late 90s and which is now considered in the same way as Pop Art.
Urania has been the leading Italian auction house in the sector since 2014, when it inaugurated its business right here in Milan and to date, with more than twenty auctions to its credit, it represents the European reference point for this brand new sector.
With this exceptional auction Finarte and Urania have joined forces and will present 100 original works by the Venetian master Hugo Pratt, father of the famous Corto Maltese and one of the most acclaimed masters of comics of all time.
"When I want to relax I read an essay by Engels, but if I want to commit myself I read Corto Maltese" (Umberto Eco)
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ExhibitionFrom Tuesday 28 to Thursday 30 September from 9 AM to 6 PM
Milan / Via Paolo Sarpi, 6
Conditions of Sale
Finarte consolidates and renews its collaboration with Urania Casa d’Aste by preparing in synergy the next auction dedicated entirely to the original Tables and Illustrations by the great masters of comics.
The sale will take place in October in the prestigious Roman headquarters of Finarte, for which our experts are selecting works from the early 1900s to today, ranging from Disney tables to superheroes Made in USA, from great international masters to erotic tables, from illustrations of the early twentieth century to the cinematographic sketches.
The works will be presented in the catalog with an accurate historical-critical filing, which tends to present and enhance the individual lots in the best possible way to ensure their visibility and the best sales result. The auction will be preceded by an exhibition in Rome, to offer collectors the opportunity to carefully examine all the lots, presented and enhanced by the splendid setting of our exhibition site.