1876 - 1942
signed j.G and dated 19-5-40 (lower left); the work bears a sketch by the same hand on the verso
pen and ink, wash and pencil on paper
32 by 23.8cm., 12½ by 9½in.
Framed: 52 by 44.5cm., 20½ by 17½in.
Executed on 19th May 1940.
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Executed on cream wove paper, not laid down, and hinged to the mount at the upper edge. The upper and right edges are slightly deckled and the lower and left edges are slightly unevenly cut. The lower left corner is slightly creased. There are some tiny instances of studio matter. The work is in overall very good condition.
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Fondation Hartung Collection, Antibes (sold: Christie's, London, Works by Julio González & Other Artists from the Fondation Hartung, 30th June 1999, lot 352)
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner
Josette Gibert, Julio González, Dessins, projets pour sculptures: figures, Paris, 1975, n.n., illustrated p. 136
London, Waddington Galleries, Sculpture, 2010