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Julio Gonzalez (1876-1942)
Property belonging to the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Porter Trust Estate
Julio Gonzalez (1876-1942)

Tête couchée abstraite

Details
Julio Gonzalez (1876-1942)
Tête couchée abstraite
signed and dated 'J Gonzalez 1930' (on the back)
forged bronze with brown patina
Height: 5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm.)
Executed circa 1930; this bronze is unique
Provenance
Roberta González, L'Hay-les-Roses.
Galerie de France, Paris.
Galerie Chalette, New York.
Acquired from the above by the late owners.
Literature
V. Aguilera Cerni, Julio González, Rome, 1962, p. 106, pl. XXXI (illustrated).
V. Aguilera Cerni, Julio, Joan, Roberta González: Iterario de una dinastia, Barcelona, 1973, no. 161 (illustrated, p. 220).
J. Withers, Julio González, Sculpture in Iron, New York, 1978, no. 64 (illustrated, p. 80, fig. 87).
J. Merkert, Julio González, Milan, 1987, p. 95, no. 114 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Julio González, February-March 1952, no. 40.
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum and Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Julio González, April-June 1955, no. 39.
Bern, Kunsthalle and La Chaux-de-Fonds, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Julio González, July-September 1955, no. 20.
Hannover, Kestner-Gesellshaft, Julio González, November-December 1957, no. 24.
Krefeld, Museum Haus Lange; Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall; and Leverkusen, Städtisches Museum Schlob Morsbroich, Julio González, December 1957-May 1958, no. 24.
New York, Galerie Chalette; San Francisco, Museum of Modern Art; Cleveland Museum of Art; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Ottawa, The National Gallery of Canada; Utica, Williams-Proctor Institute and Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Julio González, August 1961-June 1963, no. 17 (illustrated, p. 27).
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