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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. 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 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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