Paul Cadmus, American, 1904 - 1999



Etching on chine collé


Plate: 9 1/8 × 4 13/16 in. (23.2 × 12.2 cm)

Sheet: 13 1/2 × 10 5/16 in. (34.3 × 26.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Ilse Martha Bischoff

© Estate of Paul Cadmus



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in graphite, lower right margin: Paul Cadmus; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: HORSE-PLAY $12.00 [00 in superscript] Edition of 50; reverse, stamped, in black ink, lower left: DARTMOUTH COLLEGE / DEPT. OF ART AND / ARCHAEOLOGY

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 101, The Butt of the Joke: Humor and the Human Body, Grace Hanselman, Class of 2020, Mellon Special Project Intern, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 22 - July 25, 2021.


Ilse Martha Bischoff (1901-1990), Hartland, Vermont; given to present collection, 1950.

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