• Impressionist Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2217

    Impressionist Modern Day Sale

    4 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 282

    Julio Gonzalez (1876-1942)

    Figure abstraite

    Price Realised  

    Julio Gonzalez (1876-1942)
    Figure abstraite
    stamped with foundry mark 'C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the right side of the front leg); numbered '1/6' (on the front of the back right leg)
    bronze with black patina
    Height: 12 3/8 in. (31.4 cm.)
    Conceived circa 1942; this bronze version cast by the estate of the artist


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    Philippe Grimminger has confirmed the authenticity of this sculpture.

    Provenance

    Estate of the artist.
    Galerie Chalette, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the late owner, January 1962.


    Saleroom Notice

    Philippe Grimminger has confirmed the authenticity of this sculpture.
    Please note the additional provenance:
    Estate of the artist.
    Galerie de France, Paris.
    Galerie Chalette, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the late owner, January 1962.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF MARJORIE C. BARNETT, M.D.


    Literature

    V. Aguilera Cerni, Julio González, Rome, 1962, pl. LXIV (another version illustrated).
    P. Vad, "Optegnelser af González," Signum, vol. 2, no. 1, 1962, p. 15 (another version illustrated).
    V. Aguilera Cerni, Julio, Joan, Roberta González, Itinerario de una dinastia, Barcelona, 1973, no. 249 (another version illustrated, p. 286).
    J. Withers, Julio González, Sculpture in Iron, New York, 1978, no. 129 (another version illustrated, p. 97, pl. 127).
    J. Merkert, Julio González, Catalogue raisonné des sculptures, Milan, 1987, pp. 288-289, no. 245 (plaster version illustrated).