Sep 29, 2016 - Sale 2423

Sale 2423 - Lot 272

Price Realized: $ 5,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
"Nonsense, dear. Four Hundred and thirty-eight isn't old!" Cartoon for The New Yorker, published October 12, 1957, with their stamps on verso. Watercolor and ink on board. 310x356 mm; 12 1/4x14 inches, on 13 1/2x20 1/8-inch board. Signed "Chas Addams" in image, lower right. Some mild surface soiling, crop marks, and registration stickers.

Additional Details

This work subsequently appeared on page 12 of Charles Addams's compilation book "Black Maria," New York: Simon & Schuster, 1960.