• Impressionist Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2217

    Impressionist Modern Day Sale

    4 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 256

    Julio Gonzalez (1876-1942)

    Petite Montserrat effrayée

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    Julio Gonzalez (1876-1942)
    Petite Montserrat effrayée
    signed, numbered and stamped with foundry mark 'GONZALEZ. 1/9 C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the top of the base)
    bronze with dark brown patina
    Height: 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm.)
    Conceived circa 1941-1942; 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 de France, Paris (1964).
    Allan Harvey, Scarsdale, New York.
    Acquired by the family of the present owner, circa 1960.


    Saleroom Notice

    Philippe Grimminger has confirmed the authenticity of this sculpture.

    Please note the additional provenance:
    Estate of the artist.
    Galerie de France, Paris (1964).
    Allan Harvey, Scarsdale, New York.
    Acquired by the family of the present owner, circa 1960.


    Literature

    M. Pradel de Grandry, Julio González (I Maestri della scultura vol. 25), Milan, 1966, pl. XVII (another version illustrated).
    V. Aguilera Cerni, Julio, Joan, Roberta González- Itinerario de una dinastia, Barcelona, 1973, no. 235 (another version illustrated, p. 276).
    J. Withers, Julio González, Sculpture in Iron, New York, 1978, p. 92, no. 125 (another version illustrated, p. 120).
    J. Merkert, Julio Gonázlez, Catalogue raisonné des sculptures, Milan, 1987, pp. 290-294, no. 246 (plaster version illustrated, pp. 290-291).