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- Julio González 1876–1942
- Original title
- Tête profil grave
- Graphite, ink, pastel and watercolour on paper
- Support: 187 x 267 mm
- Presented by Mme Roberta Gonzalez-Richard, the artist's niece 1972
T01638 Tête Profil grave
(Solemn Head in Profile) 1942
Inscribed '-1-42' b.r.
Pencil, pen and ink, pastel and watercolour on paper, 7 3/8 x 10 1/2 (18.7 x 26.7)
Presented by Roberta González 1972
Exh: French Paintings since 1900, RA, London, August-November 1969 (195)
Lit: Josette Gibert, Julio González Dessins: Portraits (Paris 1975), p.156 repr.
Repr: Burlington Magazine, CXL, 1969, p.698; Ronald Alley, The González Gift to the Tate Gallery (London 1974), p.46
A study of Marie-Thérèse [the artist's wife] closely related to T01639. It was probably made about the same time.
[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).]
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.326, reproduced p.326
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