T01677 La Clôtureor Le Mur de Clôture(The Enclosure or The Wall of the Enclosure) c.1905-6
Inscribed 'J. González' b.l.
Pastel on blue paper, 12 3/4 x 19 1/2 (32.5 x 49.5)
Presented by Roberta González 1972
Repr:Vicente Aguilera Cerni, Julio Joan Roberta González: Itinerario de una Dinastía(Barcelona 1973), pl.75 in colour (dated c.1905); Ronald Alley, The González Gift to the Tate Gallery(London 1974), p.11
This pastel, T01678 and one in the Louvre called 'Woman at her Toilet in a Landscape' are all similar in style and have the same form of signature. They must have been made within a short time of one another, but are difficult to date exactly owing to the fact that there is no dated work later than 1905…