Julio GonzálezSelf-Portrait 1941

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Artist
Julio González (1876‑1942)
Title
Self-Portrait
Autoportrait
Date 1941
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 311 x 203 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Mme Roberta Gonzalez-Richard, the artist's niece 1972
Reference
T01632
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Julio González1876-1942

T01632 Autoportrait(Self-Portrait) 1941

Inscribed '14.6.41' b.l.
Pencil on paper, 12 1/4 x 8 (31 x 20.4)
Presented by Roberta González 1972
Lit: Josette Gibert, Julio González Dessins: Portraits(Paris 1975), p.78 repr.

See the note on T01262. Most of the self-portraits show the head from more or less this angle, and frequently wearing a beret.

[All the drawings by Julio González given to the Tate are authenticated on the back by his daughter Roberta González and inscribed with a title and date, or approximate date. The titles are used in the catalogue entries, but the dating has been made more precise wherever possible. (Julio González's drawings are usually dated from about 1934 onwards, but the great majority of the early drawings are undated)… (read more)

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