Margaret French and Paul Cadmus, Fire Island

PAJAMA, American, active 1937 - 1950
Margaret Hoening French, American, 1906 - 1998
Jared French, American, 1905 - 1988
Paul Cadmus, American, 1904 - 1999



Gelatin silver print

Overall: 6 1/4 × 9 1/2 in. (15.8 × 24.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Collection of Roger Arvid Anderson, Class of 1968



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower left: PAJAMA; lower right: MF & PC / by J. French Fire Island 1944 (?); stamped, on reverse, in purple ink, lower left: COLLECTION OF / PAUL CADMUS [in oval]; in black ink, lower left: Collection of / Jon Anderson

Publication History

Roger Arvid Anderson, The Roger Arvid Anderson Collection, Medals, Medallions, Plaquettes and Small Reliefs, Paintings, Sculpture, Works on Paper and Textiles, San Francisco: Roger Arvid Anderson (published privately), design by David L. Wilson, 2015, p. 298.


Paul Cadmus Collection; Midtown Payson Galleries, New York, New York; sold to Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, date unknown; lent to present collection, 1996.

Catalogue Raisonne

Paul Cadmus; Jon Anderson; Midtown Payson Galleries

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