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Lot 53 / Important Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings, Sculptures and MultiplesNovember 19, 2018 18:00

González Julio, Tête à l'auréole
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Lot 53

González Julio, 1876-1942 (E)

Tête à l'auréole, approx. 1932

Bronze.

H 210 mm W 148 mm D 38 mm.
Verso incised numbering: 2/2.
Incised signature: Gonzalez, c.
Foundry stamp: E. GODARD Fond.

CHF10'000 / 20'000
EUR9'000 / 18'000
USD10'000 / 20'000

Hammer Price: CHF 32'000

Solo exhibition (each different copy):
Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne.
Julio González: Sculptures,
1. February - 9. March 1952. No. 51;
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum.
Julio González, 7. April - 10. May 1955. No. 59;
Bruxelles, Palais des Beaux-Arts.
Julio González, 20. May - 19. June 1955. No. 59;
Kunsthalle Bern.
Julio González, 2. July - 7. August 1955. No. 31;
La Chaux-de-Fonds, Musée des Beaux Arts.
Julio González, 26. August - 25. September 1955. No. 31;
Julio González, 8. May - 17. June 1956. No. 35;
Hannover, Kestner-Gesellschaft.
Julio González, 1. November - 1. December 1957. No. 34;
Krefeld, Museum Haus Lange.
Julio González, 15. December 1957 - 2. March 1958. No. 34;
Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall.
Julio González, 13. April - 4. May 1958. No. 34;
Leverkusen, Städtisches Museum Schloss Morsbroich.
Julio González, May 1958. No. 34;
New York, The Pace Gallery.
Julio González, Sculpture and Drawings,
2. - 31. October 1981;
Berne, Kunstmuseum Bern.
Julio González - Zeichnen im Raum,
27. June - 7. September 1997.

Group exhibition:
Touring Exhibition 1980/81 (each No. 2, illustration of a different copy):
Sculptures Modernes - Julio González, David Smith, Anthony Caro, Tim Scott, Michael Steiner.
Paris, GDF, 5. February - 29. March 1980;
Bielefeld, Kunsthalle, 13. April - 22. May 1980;
Berlin, Haus am Waldsee, 6. June - 20. July 1980;
Tübingen, Kunsthalle, 7. September - 12. October 1980;
Hamburg, Galerie Wentzel, November - December 1980;
Ludwigshafen, Wilhelm-Back-Museum,
8. February - 22. March 1981.

Literature (each illustration of a different copy):
Léon Degand. González. Köln/Berlin, Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 1956. No. 7, illustration;
Vicente Aguilera Cerni. Julio González.
Rom, Edizioni dell'Ateneo, 1962. Illustration XXVI;
Vicente Aguilera Cerni.
Julio, Joan, Roberta: intinerario di una dinastia.
Barcelona, Ediciones Poligrafa, 1973.
No. 144, illustration on page 20;
Josephine Withers. Julio González, Sculpture in iron.
New York, New York University Press, 1978. No. 58;
Alain Kirili. Virgins & Totems.
In: Art in America, New York, October 1983.
Page 159, illustration;
Jörn Merkert. Julio González, Catalogue raisonné des sculptures.
Milano, Electra, 1987.
Page 134, No. 139, full-page illustration of the forged sculpture;
IVAM Institut Valencia d'Art Modern.
Julio González, Les Collecions de l'IVAM Nous Fons.
Valencia, 1993. Page 36, illustration of the forged example;
Exhibition catalogue. Kunstmuseum Bern.
Julio González, Zeichnen im Raum / Dessiner dans l'espace.
Berne, Skira Editore, 1997.
Page 144, No. 98, illustration of the forged example.

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