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Lot # 1517 (of 1594)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

Charles Addams (1912-1988) Original Artwork

Starting Bid - $2,000.00, Sold For - $4,700.00

Charles Addams original artwork, signed in the lower left. Date: 1942. Description: Couple and real estate agent looking at a house. Caption: "Where else in Short Hills will you find a moat?" Medium: Ink and wash en grisaille. Image Area: 14 x 9.5 inches. Publication History: Published in Collier's Magazine in 1942 (March 7th issue). Condition: Fine. Provenance: Purchased in November 1997 from Illustration House, the world's premier auction house specializing in illustration art. 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 $7,000. Matted and framed to total dimensions of 21 x 17.5 inches. Reserve $2,000. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $4,700.00

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