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Untitled (Portrait of a Bearded Man) - c. 1925, Drypoint.

Proofs only. Signed in pencil. Initialed in the plate, lower left

Image size 9 7/8 x 7 7/8 inches (251 x 200 mm); sheet size 12 x 9 1/2 inches (305 x 241 mm).

A fine, richly-inked impression, with burr throughout, on cream wove Japan paper; full margins (3/4 to 1 1/8 inches). Barely visible printing creases in the center right and bottom right margins, each extending into the image background; professionally mended splits at the top left and top right plate lines, otherwise in excellent condition. Very scarce.

Probably created when Cadmus was a student at the National Academy of Design studying printmaking under William Auerbach-Levy.

$1800.

Portrait, Bearded Man, Contemplation, Cadmus

Horseplay - 1935, Etching.

Johnson and Miller 82. Edition 50. Signed in pencil. Titled and annotated Edition of 50 in pencil, bottom left sheet corner.

Image size 8 7/8 x 4 1/2 inches (225 x 114 mm); sheet size 14 x 8 inches (356 x 302 mm).

A superb impression, with all the fine lines printing cleanly, on cream laid paper, with full margins (1 3/4 to 3 1/4 inches), in excellent condition. An impression from the first edition of 50; a second edition of 35 was printed in 1979.

Collections: Cleveland Museum of Art, Spencer Musuem of Art.

SOLD


Two Boys on a Beach #1 - 1938, Etching.

Johnson and Miller 85. Edition 75. Signed in pencil. Initialed in the plate, lower right.

Titled TWO BOYS ON A BEACH, dated 1938, annotated 15.00 and Edition of 75 in pencil, in the bottom sheet edge.

Image size 5 3/16 x 7 1/8 inches (132 x 181 mm); sheet size 8 x 10 1/2 inches (203 x 267 mm).

A superb impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 3/8 to 1 5/8 inches), in excellent condition. An impression from the first edition of 75; a second edition of 35 was printed in 1979.

Collections: Des Moines Art Center; Smithsonian American Art Museum; University of California Santa Barbara Art, Design & Architecture Museum; Utah Museum of Fine Arts; Whitney Museum of American Art.

SOLD

Two Men, Gay Nudes, Beach, Homosexuals, Leisure, Temptation

Stewart's-1934, Etching.

Johnson and Miller 78. Edition 50. Signed in pencil.

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.

After the 1934 painting titled Greenwich Village Cafeteria in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art (Stewart’s was a cafeteria in New York's Greenwich Village).

Collections: de Young Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art.

$8000.

New York City, Greenwich Village, Cafeteria

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 and Drawings from the Schoen Collection, Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, 2008.

Collections: de Young Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, RISD Museum.

$11,000.

Coney Island, Brooklyn , New York, Beach



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