Jun 24 at 12:00 PM - Sale 2574 -

Sale 2574 - Lot 254

Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
CHARLES ADDAMS (1912-1988)
"I imagine it's the University of Southern California." Cartoon for The New Yorker, published May 29, 1937. Subsequently published on page 54 of Drawn and Quartered (New York: Random House, Inc., 1942) and on page 10 of The World of Charles Addams. (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1991). Watercolor and ink on paper. 325x490 mm; 12 3/4x19 1/4 inches, on 15 1/4x21-inch sheet. Signed "Chas Addams" in lower right image. Taped to matte and framed with museum glass. A copy of the printed magazine accompanies the lot.

Provenance: Acquired by current owner from Illustration House, May 20, 2006, lot 127; thence to current owner.