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Lot 60 / Important Paintings, Sculptures, Watercolors, Drawings and MultiplesMonday, 03 June 2019, 06:00 pm

Julio González, Petit torse égyptien, approx. 1935-36

Lot 60

Julio González, 1876-1942 (ES)

Petit torse égyptien, approx. 1935-36

Bronze, on stone base.

H 250 mm W 85 mm D 70 mm.
With base: H 305 mm W 110 mm D 70 mm.
Verso incised numbering: 3/9.
Incised signature: Gonzalez, c.
Foundry stamp lower left: E. GODARD Fond.

CHF20'000 / 30'000
EUR18'000 / 27'000
USD20'000 / 30'000

Hammer Price: CHF 22'000

Annotation:

Provenance:
Galerie Marwan Hoss, Paris;
Swiss private property.

Solo exhibition (each different copy):
Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne.
Julio González: Sculptures, 1. February - 9. March 1952. No. 81;
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum.
Julio González, 7. April - 10. May 1955. No. 81;
Bruxelles, Palais des Beaux-Arts.
Julio González, 20. May - 19. June 1955. No. 81;
Kunsthalle Bern.
Julio González, 2. July - 7. August 1955. Page 48, No. 81;
La Chaux-de-Fonds, Musée des Beaux Arts.
Julio González, 26. August - 25. September 1955. No. 48;
New York, MoMA NY.
Julio González, 7. February - 8. April 1956. No. 35, illustration;
Minneapolis, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Julio González, 8. May - 17. June 1956. No. 35, illustration;
Hannover, Kestner-Gesellschaft.
Julio González, 1. November - 1. December 1957. No. 53;
Krefeld, Museum Haus Lange.
Julio González, 15. December 1957 - 2. March 1958. No. 53;
Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall.
Julio González, 13. April - 4. May 1958.
No. 53;
Leverkusen, Städtisches Museum Schloss Morsbroich.
Julio González, May 1958. No. 53;
Paris, Galerie de France.
Julio González, January - February 1959. No. 6, illustration;
Los Angeles, Felix Landau Gallery.
Julio González, 4. - 30. October 1965. No. 9, illustration.

Touring exhibition 1969/1970:
Julio González 1876-1942, les matériaux de son expression.
New York, Saidenberg Gallery, March - May 1969;
Montréal (Canada), Galerie de Montréal, September - October 1969;
Toronto, Dunkelman Gallery, November - December 1969. No. 42;
Zurich, Galerie Gimpel & Hanover, January - February 1970;
Paris, Galerie de France, April - June 1970;
Essen, Museum Folkwang, July - August 1970;
London, Tate Gallery.
15. September - 15. October 1970. No. 81;
Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum (Denmark), November - December 1970.

Madrid, Galleria Ruiz-Castillo.
Julio González, October - November 1974;
Paris, Galerie/Editions Carmen Martinez.
Présentation du Catalogue Raisonné, 18. June - 31. July 1975;
Städtische Kunsthalle Mannheim.
Julio González, Plastik nd Zeichnungen,
30. March - 1. May 1977. No. 46, illustration;
Charleroi, Palais des Beaux-Arts.
Julio González 1876-1942, 57 sculptures - 35 dessins,
13. November - 18. December 1977. No. 44;
Basel, Galerie Beyeler.
González, Sculptures - Dessins, April - June 1982. No. 24, illustration;

Touring exhibition. Julio González 1876 - 1942, Plastiken, Zeichnungen, Kunstgewerbe.
New York, The Solomon Guggenheim Museum, 11. March - 8. May 1983;
Frankfurt a.M., Städtische Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut, 17. June - 14. August 1983;
Berlin, Akademie der Künste, 4. September - 23. October 1983.
No. 93, illustration on page 160.
Galleria Pieter Coray, Lugano.
Julio González, 23. September - 12. November 1983. No. 14, illustration;
Kunstmuseum Bern. Julio González, Zeichnen im Raum, 27. June - 7. September 1997. No. 96, illustration.

Group exhibition (each different copy):
Paris, Galerie de l'Elysée.
Les sculptures d'aujourd'hui, May - June 1958;
Basel, Galerie Beyeler.
"La femme", peintures et sculptures, May - June 1960. No. 69, illustration;
Venedig, XXXII Biennale Internazionale d'Arte. 20. June - 18. October 1964. No. 101;
Recklinghausen, Städtische Kunsthalle/Ruhrfestspiele. Torso - Das Unvollendete als künstlerische Form,
14. May - 19. July 1964. No. 114, illustration;
Baltimore, The Baltimore Museum of Art.
The Partial Figure in Modern Sculpture from Rodin to 1969, 2. July 1969 - 1. February 1970. Illustration on page 60;
Santa Barbara, University of California.
19 sculptors of the 40s, 3. April - 6. May 1973.
Page 42, No. 34, illustration;
Lugano, Galleria Pieter Coray.
A immagine di donna, 1. April - 21. May 1983. No. 20, illustration.

Literature (each illustration of a different copy):
Vicente Aguilera Cerni. Julio González. Rom, Edizioni dell'Ateneo, 1962.
Illustration XVIII;
Poul Vad. Optegnelser af González.
In: Signum, Kopenhagen, 1962. No. 1, illustration on page 14;
Marie N. Pradel de Grandy.
La Donation González au Musée National d'Art Moderne.
In: La Revue du Louvre, Paris, 1966. No. 1, pages 1 - 16, Cat. No. 49;
Vicente Aguilera Cerni. Julio, Joan, Roberta:
itinerario di una dinastia. Barcelona, Ediciones Poligrafa, 1973.
No. 441, illustration on page 337;
Josephine Withers. Julio González, Sculpture in Iron.
New York, New York University Press, 1978. Cat. No. 105;
Jean Soldini. Malinconia di González.
In: Il Bollettino, Lugano, Settembre 1983. Page 45 and following, illustration on page 47;
Herta Wescher. Pariser Kunstbrief.
In: Das Kunstwerk, Baden Baden, March 1959.
Page 35, No. 9, illustration on page 39;
Exhibition catalogue. Albert Elsen. The partial figure in modern sculpture from Rodin to 1969, 2.12.1969 - 1.2.1970.
Baltimore, Baltimore Museum of Art, 1969. Pages 59 - 60, illustration;
Exhibition catalogue. Madrid, M.E.A.C., 1975. Page 148;
The Israel Museum News, Jerusalem, 1979. Illustration on page 44;
Jörn Merkert. Julio González, Catalogue raisonné des sculptures.
Milano, Electra, 1987. Page 236, No. 215, full-page illustration;
Exhibition catalogue. Julio González, Sculpture and Drawings.
Touring exhibiton May - November 2001:
Recklinghausen, Bad Homburg, Heilbronn. Bonn, VG Bild-Kunst, 2001.
Page 154, full-page illustration.

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