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15.04.2019

Prouvé / Hergé?

One wonders how a lounge chair designed by Jean Prouvé ended up in a vacation hotel in Vargèse. Let me remind you that Vergèse is a small mountain village of Haute-Savoie imagined by Hergé that appears in the first vignettes of Tintin au Tibet, the cartoon published in the Journal de Tintin in 1958 and in the form of an album in 1960*. Hergé initiates the vibrant adventure that will lead to the cave of the Yeti with a placid alpine holiday of Tintin, Milú, Haddock and Tornasol. Let's sit down in a room of the Hôtel des Sommets to enjoy that sunset of lazyness in...
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