Deposition (Bewailing of Christ)

Paul Cadmus, American, 1904 - 1999

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1932

Transparent and opaque watercolor and ink over graphite on heavy, handmade wove (J. Whatman) paper

Sheet: 11 1/4 × 15 3/8 in. (28.6 × 39.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Ilse Bischoff

© Estate of Paul Cadmus

W.956.45

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Research Area

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed and dated, in ink, lower right: Paul / Cadmus-32

Course History

SART 22, Figure Drawing, Edward del Rosario, Winter 2013

SART 22, Figure Drawing, Edward del Rosario, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

Death and Dying: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 55, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 11-March 26, 1995.

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29 - May 29, 2005; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24 - September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20 - December 31, 2005.

Paul Cadmus, Print and Drawing Study Room, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, no. 2, April 1-30, 1990.

Paul Cadmus, Yesterday and Today, Miami University Art Museum, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, no.2, September 12-October 25, 1981; Ulrich Msueum of Arty, Wichita, Kansas, November 11-December 20, 1981; Gibbes Art Gallery, Charleston, South Carolina, Janury 9-February 21, 1981; The William Benton Msueum of Art, Storrs, Connecticut, Mary 20-May 2, 1982; Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, May 20-July 11, 1982.

Rivier College, Nashua, New Hampshire, 1972.

Publication History

Lincoln Kirstein, Paul Cadmus, New York: Chameleon Books, Inc., 1992, ill.p. 12

Kay Wilson, "Paul Cadmus" Grinnell, Iowa: Print and Drawing Study Room, Grinnell College, checklist #2, 1990.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, pp. 164, 266, ill. p. 165, no. 51.

Provenance

Ilse Bischoff, Hartland, Vermont; given to present collection, 1956.

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