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Maker(s):PaJaMa; Cadmus, Paul; French, Jared; French, Margaret
Culture:American (1937-ca.1950); American (1904-1999); American (1905-1988); American (1906-1998)
Title:Untitled (Crouching Male Nude on the Beach)
Date Made:1946
Type:Photograph
Materials:gelatin silver print
Measurements:Sheet/Image: 4 1/8 in x 4 in; 10.5 cm x 10.2 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2012.287
Credit Line:Museum Purchase with funds donated by Andrew J. Shilling (Class of 1989) and Kirsten N. Shilling; Jennifer S. Stein (Class of 1993) and Josh B. Stein; and A. Gary Shilling (Class of 1959) and Margaret B. Shilling.
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
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Description:
Male nude; beach

Label Text:
A comparison between PAJAMA photographs and French's paintings reveals that he often used photographs as studies for paintings. Untitled (Crouching Male Nude on the Beach) is reminiscent of French's sketch of a crouching man (AC 2012.129). What painting the photograph and sketch were in preparation for, if any, is unknown.

MD, 2013

Tags:
nudes; male; beaches; vegetation

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