Ole Ahlberg, ‘Room 905’, 2018, Print, Giclee, Artwolfsen
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Ole Ahlberg

Room 905, 2018

Giclee
28 × 23 3/5 in
71 × 60 cm
.
€775
Ships from Aalborg, DK
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Location
Aalborg, Otterup
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Condition
New - mint
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Yes by Ole Ahlberg
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Ole Ahlberg
Denmark, b. 1949
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Ole Ahlberg has become famous for his intriguing depictions of Tintin, his life and his fantasies. Hergè portrayed Tintin as a young man in many dangerous situations, surrounded by many colorful people, but Tintin himself always had a certain distance to it. The Danish artist, Ole Ahlberg, was sued by Moulin's (Tintin's copyright holders), for using images of Tintin and the Thompson Twins in his art. They lost. And ever since, there are a lot of entertaining motives with Tintin, private detectives Dupond & Dupont, Captain Haddock and his faithful companion Terry.

If the toys Ole Ahlberg often places in his pictures are a solid symbol of innocence, then it’s a different matter when it comes to the figure of Tintin, who has become a kind of trademark for the artist. For Tintin is a completely fictitious person. Plus he’s a very special type, one where you don’t find even an inkling of a love life in any of the comics. With the exception of the opera-singing, bosomy Milanese nightingale, Bianca Castafiore, women are by and large missing from Tintin’s universe. Even the heavily drinking and constantly cursing Captain Haddock shies terrifyingly away from Castafiore’s advances, which are more a publicity stunt than a real declaration of love.

Ole Ahlberg, ‘Room 905’, 2018, Print, Giclee, Artwolfsen
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Medium
Condition
New - mint
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Yes by Ole Ahlberg
Frame
Not included
Ole Ahlberg
Denmark, b. 1949
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Ole Ahlberg has become famous for his intriguing depictions of Tintin, his life and his fantasies. Hergè portrayed Tintin as a young man in many dangerous situations, surrounded by many colorful people, but Tintin himself always had a certain distance to it. The Danish artist, Ole Ahlberg, was sued by Moulin's (Tintin's copyright holders), for using images of Tintin and the Thompson Twins in his art. They lost. And ever since, there are a lot of entertaining motives with Tintin, private detectives Dupond & Dupont, Captain Haddock and his faithful companion Terry.

If the toys Ole Ahlberg often places in his pictures are a solid symbol of innocence, then it’s a different matter when it comes to the figure of Tintin, who has become a kind of trademark for the artist. For Tintin is a completely fictitious person. Plus he’s a very special type, one where you don’t find even an inkling of a love life in any of the comics. With the exception of the opera-singing, bosomy Milanese nightingale, Bianca Castafiore, women are by and large missing from Tintin’s universe. Even the heavily drinking and constantly cursing Captain Haddock shies terrifyingly away from Castafiore’s advances, which are more a publicity stunt than a real declaration of love.

Ole Ahlberg

Room 905, 2018

Giclee
28 × 23 3/5 in
71 × 60 cm
.
€775
Ships from Aalborg, DK
Free shipping worldwide
VAT included in price
Location
Aalborg, Otterup
Locked
Secure payment
Secure transactions by credit card through Stripe.
Learn more.
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