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Addams, Charles (1912-1988) Original Art for a New Yorker Magazine Golfing Cartoon, 16 January 1954.

Auction:
2891T
Lot:
1004
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2891T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Addams, Charles (1912-1988) Original Art for a New Yorker Magazine Golfing Cartoon, 16 January 1954. Ink and gouache on watercolor paper, in black-and-white, signed in lower right corner, with mark-up in pencil for publication; titled, "Oh, for goodness' sake, forget it, Beasley. Play another one," on the mat; the image depicts a golfer straddling an alligator, holding its jaws open, while his caddie uses a golf club to retrieve the lost ball; the golfer who provides the caption and caddie look on in dismay, 17 x 17 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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Caddy, Gouache, The New Yorker

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