7 May 2008
Julio Gonzalez (1876-1942)
Femme en rouge
signed with initials and dated 'J.G. 1-2-39' (lower left)
pastel and pen and India ink over pencil on buff paper
13 x 10 in. (33 x 25.4 cm.)
Drawn on 1 February 1939
Anon. sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 18 May 1961, lot 33.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.
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