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Lot # 1523 (of 1594)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

Charles Addams (1912-1988) Original Artwork

Starting Bid - $2,000.00, Sold For - $3,525.00

Charles Addams original artwork, partially signed in the lower right. Date: 1942. Description: Archeologists peering at a dinosaur track, while a dinosaur peers at them over the cliff. Caption: "Think of it. These tracks were made more than 10,000,000 years ago!" Medium: Lithopencil and pencil. Image Area: 13.5 x 16 inches. Publication History: Preliminary sketch for a cartoon that was originally published in the April 11, 1942 issue of The New Yorker . Condition: Fine. Provenance: Purchased in November 1999 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 $5,000. Matted and framed to total dimensions of 24 x 26.5 inches. Reserve $2,000. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $3,525.00

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