Project Description

Paul Cadmus (1904-1999)
Stone Blossom: A Conversation Piece, 1939-40
Oil and tempera on linen on pressed wood panel
22 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches
Signed, inscribed with title and dated lower center, in the New York Times: Stone Blossom/1939-40/Cadmus Pinxit

A group portrait of left to right:
Monroe Wheeler (Curator of Exhibitions and Editor of Publications at MoMA)
Glenway Wescott (novelist)
George Platt Lynes 1907-1955 (fashion and Hollywood photographer)
Paul Levitt (mowing)

George Platt Lynes
To Russell and Mildred Lynes (his brother and sister-in-law)
Thence by descent

Lincoln Kirstein, Paul Cadmus, 1984, as Conversation Piece. Illustrated in black and white.