VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.
The artist's estate.
Galerie Beyeler, Basel, until at least 1983.
Jeffrey Hoffeld & Co., New York (no. 488).
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 1 December 1987, lot 395.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
J. Merkert, Julio González, Catalogue raisonné des sculptures, Milan, 1987, no. 207.D1 (illustrated p. 224).
Basel, Galerie Beyeler, González, Sculptures, dessins, November 1982 - January 1983, no. 51.
New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Julio González, A Retrospective, March - May 1983, no. 181 (illustrated p. 154); this exhibition later travelled to Frankfurt, Städtische Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut and Berlin, Akademie der Künste.
Lugano, Galleria Pieter Coray, Il segno degli scultori, 1988, no. 23 (illustrated p. 40).
Zaragoza, Museo Pablo Gargallo, Debujos de escultores, April - May 1989, no. 23 (illustrated p. 44).
Zurich, Art Focus, Julio González: A Retrospective Exhibition of Sculpture and Works on Paper, March - April 2002; this exhibition later travelled to New York, Dickinson Roundell.