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The Male Form / Paul Cadmus (1904-1999) Male Nude J.F.A. 8 1/16 x 14 1/2 in. (20.5 x 36.8 cm.)sheet 9 5/8 x 15 1/4 in. (24.5 x 38.7 cm.) (Executed in 1932.)

Lot 39
Paul Cadmus
Male Nude J.F.A.
7 June 2022, 10:00 EDT
New York

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Paul Cadmus (1904-1999)

Male Nude J.F.A.
inscribed, signed, inscribed again and dated 'J.F.A. Cadmus Mallorca 1932' (lower right) and inscribed 'J.F.' and inscribed with artist framing notes (lower left)
pencil on paper
8 1/16 x 14 1/2 in. (20.5 x 36.8 cm.)
sheet 9 5/8 x 15 1/4 in. (24.5 x 38.7 cm.)
Executed in 1932.


Midtown Galleries, Inc., New York, consigned from the artist, by 1984.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1984.

The model in the present work executed by Paul Cadmus in 1932 in Mallorca, Spain is the artist Jared French (1905-1987). Cadmus and French were lovers for a period of time and traveled through Europe from 1931 to 1933.

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