Joan González
Clearing with Ferns. Verso: Trunks of Birch Trees c.1901–2

Artwork details

Joan González 1868–1908
Clearing with Ferns. Verso: Trunks of Birch Trees
Clairière aux fougères. Verso: Les Troncs de bouleaux
Date c.1901–2
Medium Pastel and watercolour on paper. Verso: pastel and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 454 x 333 mm
Acquisition Presented by Mme Roberta Gonzalez-Richard, the artist's niece 1972
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Joan González 1868-1908

T01646 Recto: Clairière aux Fougères (Clearing with Ferns) c.1901-2
Verso: Les Troncs de Bouleaux (Trunks of Birch Trees) c.1901-2

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Pastel on paper, 17 7/8 x 13 1/8 (45.5 x 33.5)
Presented by Roberta González 1972
Repr: Ronald Alley, The González Gift to the Tate Gallery (London 1974), p.6 (the recto)

Like T01655, these two pastel studies were probably made directly from nature either in the bois de Clamart or in the Forest of Fontainebleau.

Published in:
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.300, reproduced p.300 (recto)

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