Rohan at the Louvre (The Louvre collection)
by Hirohiko Araki
Cover Artist: Hirohiko Araki
Review by Gayle Surrette
NBM Publishing Hardcover ISBN/ITEM#: 9781561636150
Date: 01 April 2012 List Price $19.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK
Product Description: Stunning illustrations depict an original fantasy story in this captivating graphic novel. As Rohan, a young Japanese manga artist, is drawing, he meets a mysterious, beautiful woman who tells him of a cursed 200-year-old painting. The painting was created using the blackest ink ever known, which came from a 1,000-year-old tree that the painter had cut down without the approval of the Emperor. The painter was executed for this, but the painting was saved from destruction by a curator of the Louvre. A decade later, Rohan visits Paris and asks the museum to unearth the painting from deep within its archivesóbut he is completely unprepared for the power of the curse he has unleashed.
(Source: NBM Publishing)