American, 1904 - 1999

Pepe #A (Recumbent Male Nude Seen from the Back), Mallorca

Date: 1933

Paul Cadmus made this drawing on the island of Majorca—or Mallorca, in Spanish—during a three-year European study trip. It documents a practice Cadmus used throughout his lengthy career and his allegiance to the timehonored principles of making art based on drawing.

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Medium: Pen and India ink on light brown paper

Inscriptions: Signed lower right: "Cadmus"; Titled lower left: "Pepe #A"

Dimensions: H: 7 1/4 x W: 12 1/2 in.

Accession: 0028

Collection: Julian Wood Glass Jr. Collection

Category: Works on Paper - Subject Pictures

Tags: Pen , India Ink , Male

Purchased December, 1980 from Midtown Galleries.