Sep 29, 2016 - Sale 2423

Sale 2423 - Lot 270

Price Realized: $ 15,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
Noisy Neighbor. Full-page cartoon for The New Yorker with their stamps and a pencil sketch by Addams on verso, published April 28, 1951. Watercolor, ink and wash on board, heightened in white. 489x349 mm; 19 1/4x13 3/4 inches, on board measuring 21 3/4x12 1/2 inches. Signed "Chas Addams" in lower right image. Damp-stain visible on verso, 1/4-inch paint splash near lower edge. Matted and framed.

Additional Details

This cartoon was subsequently published on page 20 of the Addams compilation book titled Homebodies (Simon & Schuster, 1954) and also appeared on page 110 in The World of Charles Addams (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1991)