Mar 21, 2017 - Sale 2440

Sale 2440 - Lot 1

Price Realized: $ 14,300
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Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
CHARLES ADDAMS.
Addams Family Barge. Advertisement for Mobil Oil, published in 1984. Watercolor, pen, ink, and correction fluid on board. 159x457 mm; 6 1/4x18 inches, on 13 1/4x19 3/4-inch board. Signed "Chas Addams" in lower right image. Notations and yellowed tape ghost in margins. Provenance: From the Tee & Charles Addams Foundation.

Additional Details

A rare image featuring the entire family including Aristotle, Pugsley's pet octopus and Thing, as the hideous caged creature of Addams's original conception, rather than the severed hand popularized in the 1960s television adaptation.