Francisco F. Pen and ink and pastel on buff wove paper. 323x277 mm; 12 3/4x11 inches. Signed and inscribed "Francisco F." in ink, lower right recto. 1933.
A preparatory drawing for the oil painting Francisco, 1933-40, in the collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth.
Cadmus met his model, factory worker Francisco Femenias, on the island of Majorca in 1932-33. The sitter appears in a similar 1933 pencil drawing, Factory Worker: Francisco in the Hood Museum collection and another entitled Francisco, Factory Worker #2 in the collection of the Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio.
Provenance: Midtown Galleries, New York, with the label; Christie's, New York, September 28, 1983, sale 5400, lot 59; private collection, New York.