Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Sit Back and Relax with Charles Addams

The great Charles Addams was born on this day in 1912. A superb draftsman, he could be a master of subtlety. It always paid to keep a close eye on even the tiniest details of his drawings and to keep count as well.

Charles Addams, Sit Back and Relax, 
Original artwork for Homebodies (New York:  Simon & Schuster, 1954, p. 82)

The presale estimate was $2,000 to $3,000.
Charles Addams, Sit Back and Relax, 
Original artwork for Homebodies (New York:  Simon & Schuster, 1954, p. 82)

Charles Addams, Sit Back and Relax,
Homebodies (New York:  Simon & Schuster, 1954. p. 82)

Note:  More posts about the art of Charles Addams including his famous Addams Family may be found here.

The website of the Tee & Charles Addams Foundation is located here.

News about the artist is covered on Ink Spill here.

As I've noted, his artwork occasionally has been featured on The Pictorial Arts blog here.


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