Jun 30, 2022 - Sale 2611

Sale 2611 - Lot 244

Price Realized: $ 30,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 8,000
Standing Nude (DN 1).

Pen and ink on cream laid paper, circa 1930. 363x160 mm; 14 1/4x6 1/4 inches. Signed in ink, lower right recto, and inscribed "DN 1" and "A" in pencil, lower left recto.

Provenance: Private collection, New York.

Often identifying models by the initials of their pseudonym (the most notable example being "NM" used for "Nantucket Man" or Jon Anderson), Cadmus (1904-1999) used the model identified as "DN" in other studies. Another pen and ink drawing of this model, Male Nude #DN 3 sold at Sotheby's New York, March 6, 2008, lot 95.