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    Sale 7702

    Impressionist/Modern, Day Sale

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 484

    Julio González (1876-1942)

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    Julio González (1876-1942)
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    signed 'J GONZALEZ ©' (on the back); numbered and inscribed '0 E GODARD Fond' (on the front)
    bronze with brown patina
    Height: 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.)
    Executed in iron circa 1937 and cast in bronze in a numbered edition of eight plus four casts marked 0, 00, EA, HC and a further cast marked MAM Barcelona for the Donacíon González


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    Literature

    P. Descargues, 'Julio González', in Plaisir de France, Paris, 1970, p. 56 (the iron version illustrated).
    V. Aguilera Cerni, Julio, Joan, Roberta González, Itinerario de una dinastía, Barcelona, 1973, no. 447 (the iron version illustrated).
    MAB (ed.), Donacíon González, Barcelona, 1974, no. 43 (another cast illustrated).
    J. Merkert, Julio González, Catalogue raisonné des sculptures, Milan, 1987, no. 230 (the iron version illustrated p. 264).