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Wed, Jul 19, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 466

Paul Cadmus Seated Male Nude Crayon on Paper

Estimate: $400 - $800

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Paul Cadmus (American, 1904-1999). Crayon on Arches paper drawing depicting a nude male removing the last pieces of clothing. He is seated on a bentwood chair with a table to his side. Signed along the lower right and inscribed "J. S. 20."

Provenance: Estate of Paul Cadmus; The collection of Jon Anderson; Private Minnesota collection.

Height: 15 in x width: 12 in.


No visible tears, losses, or visible signs of restoration under UV light. Wear throughout the recto and the verso. The paper appears to be slightly toned as shown in the listing image. Wear along the upper and right margins. The left and the lower margins are trimmed. Throughout the recto, there are areas where the surface is not fully painted and the underlying canvas is seen through. No visible foxing or soiling. Along the upper margin, there is a horizontal line impressed that does not affect the center image. Along the lower margin, there is discoloration. To the four corners, there are pinholes, original to the artistic practice. Along the verso, there are white spotty areas throughout; please see the listing image. Along the upper margin of the verso, there are two pieces of framer's tape adhered. To the upper area of the verso, there are light brown accretions that do not affect the recto.

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