Current Inventory by Paul Cadmus

Aspects of Suburban Life: Polo Spill

Artist: Paul Cadmus
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  Paul Cadmus (1904-1999), Aspects of Suburban Life: Polo Spill, etching, 1938, signed in pencil lower right, titled and inscribed in pencil “artists proof” lower left. Reference: Davenport 41, from the first edition, an artist’s proof aside from the edition (of 75).  In excellent condition, with full margins printed on a cream wove paper with deckle edges all around, 7  x 9  3/8, the sheet 10 x 13 inches. A fine impression of this composition, representing Cadmus’s mocking of an upper class recreational drama taking place during the Great Depression. In 1936 Cadmus was commissioned by the Treasury Relief Art […]

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Shore Leave

Artist: Paul Cadmus
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Paul Cadmus (1904-1999), Shore Leave, etching, 1935, signed in pencil lower right, also signed, titled and inscribed NYC edition of 50 lower left. Reference: Davenport 40, from the first edition. In excellent condition, 10 1/2 x 11 1/2, the sheet 13 1/8  x 14 3/4 inches. A fine impression, printed on cream laid paper. Provenance: Kennedy Gallery, New York (with their inventory number, a 14787 verso) Cadmus, a master draftsman, was interested in the Italian Renaissance, particularly artists Signorelli and Mantegna, so-called “masters of muscle.” He was also influenced by Reginald Marsh, who himself was a student of these and […]

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Stewart’s-1934, Etching

Artist: Paul Cadmus
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      Paul Cadmus (1904-1999) Stewart’s–1934, Etching. Johnson and Miller 78. Edition 50. Annotated Edition of 50 – 1935 in the bottom left margin. Image size 7 7/8 x 11 3/4 inches (200 x 298 mm); Sheet size 11 1/2 x 15 7/8 inches (292 x 403 mm). A superb, richly inked impression, on cream laid paper, with full margins (1 5/8 to 2 inches), in excellent condition. Original brown paper hinge remains on the top sheet edge, recto. After the 1934 painting titled Greenwich Village Cafeteria in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art (Stewart’s was a […]

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Coney Island-1935, Etching

Artist: Paul Cadmus
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Paul Cadmus (1904-1999) Coney Island–1935, Etching. Johnson and Miller 81. Edition 50. Signed in pencil. Annotated Edition of 50 – 1935 in pencil, in the artist’s hand, bottom left margin. Image size 9 1/8 x 10 3/16 inches (232 x 257 mm); Sheet size 11 1/4 x 13 1/8 inches (279 x 400 mm). A superb, richly-inked impression, on cream laid paper, with full margins (1 to 1 1/2 inches), in excellent condition. After the 1934 painting of the same title in the collection of Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Reproduced and exhibited: The American Scene on Paper; Prints […]

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