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Paul Cadmus (1904-1999)
Paul Cadmus (1904-1999)
Paul Cadmus (1904-1999)
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PAUL CADMUS (1904-1999)

Lloyd and Barbara Wescott

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PAUL CADMUS (1904-1999)
Lloyd and Barbara Wescott
signed and dated 'Cadmus/1942' (lower right)—signed again 'Paul Cadmus,' dated again and inscribed with title (on the reverse)
tempera on gessoed masonite
21 3⁄4 x 35 in. (55.2 x 88.9 cm.)
Painted in 1942.
Provenance
The artist.
Lloyd and Barbara Wescott, Clinton, New Jersey, acquired from the above, 1942.
Mrs. Thaine Clark, daughter of the above, by 1976.
Middendorf Galleries, Washington, D.C.
Private collection, acquired from the above, 1988.
Sotheby's, New York, 29 November 2006, lot 61, sold by the above.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
Literature
L. Kirstein, Paul Cadmus, New York, 1984, pp. 70-71, 74, 134, illustrated (as Lloyd and Barbara Wescott with Eclipse of Morston, Mulhocoway Butterfat Favorite and Heartsease Butterfat Heather).
P.H. Falk, Record of the Carnegie Institute's International Exhibitions, 1896-1996, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1998, p. 57.
Exhibited
New York, Museum of Modern Art, Twentieth Century Portraits, December 9, 1942-January 24, 1943, pp. 130-34, illustrated (as Lloyd and Barbara Wescott with Eclipse of Morston, Mulhocoway Butterfat Favorite and Heartsease Butterfat Heather).
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Carnegie Institute, Painting in the United States, 1946, October 10-December 8, 1946.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Museum of Art, American Family Portraits, 1976.
New Brunswick, New Jersey, Rutgers University Art Gallery; Montgomery, Alabama, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts; College Park, Maryland, University of Maryland Art Gallery, Realism and Realities: The Other Side of American Painting, 1940-1960, January 17-October 18, 1982, p. 188, no. 32.
New York, DC Moore Gallery, Interwoven Lives: George Platt Lynes and His Friends, September 6-October 20, 2001.

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