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    Sale 7702

    Impressionist/Modern, Day Sale

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 483

    Julio González (1876-1942)

    Masque d'adolescent

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    Julio González (1876-1942)
    Masque d'adolescent
    signed and inscribed 'J.GONZALEZ © HC E.GODARD Fondr' (on the back)
    bronze with brown patina
    Height: 12¾ in. (32.4 cm.)
    Executed in iron circa 1929-1930 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

    MAB (ed.), Donacíon González, Barcelona, 1974, no. 18 (another cast illustrated).
    G. Klaus, 'Die Spanische Bäuerin, unangreifbar aus Eisen', in Die Tat, Frankfurt, 29 July 1983 (another cast illustrated).
    J. Soldini, 'Malinconia di González', in Il Bollettino, Lugano, September 1983, p. 37 (another cast illustrated).
    J. Merkert, Julio González, Catalogue raisonné des sculptures, Milan, 1987, no. 106 (another cast illustrated p. 89).