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Lot # 1508 (of 1594)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

Charles Addams (1912-1988) Original Artwork

Starting Bid - $2,000.00, Sold For - $4,112.50

Charles Addams original artwork, signed in the lower right. Date: 1938. Description: Man in a basket discovered on a doorstep. Caption: "It says, 'Circumstances force us to find another home for our boy. Please be kind to Bunny and treat him as your own. God bless you.'" Medium: Ink and wash en grisaille. Image Area: 8.5 x 12 inches. Publication History: Published in the July 2, 1938 issue of The New Yorker . A copy of the published cartoon has been matted below the sketch. Condition: Fine. A formal appraisal in writing by Frederic Taraba (necessary for the settling of the estate) accompanies and lists an appraised value for this work of $5,000. Matted and framed to total dimensions of 16.25 x 20.25 inches. Reserve $2,000. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $4,112.50

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