Head of a Proud Girl

(1936/cast 1950)

Julio González, Spanish, b. Barcelona, 1876–1942

Bronze, 14 3/8 X 7 3/4 X 10 5/8 in. (36.3 X 19.7 X 27.0 cm) on stone base: 6 1/4 X 6 7/8 X 7 5/8 in. (15.9 X 17.4 X 19.3 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.2107

Provenance:
Roberta Gonzalez, Paris
Kleemann Galleries, New York, to 1 February 1958
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 1 February 1958-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
KLEEMANN GALLERIES, New York. Julio Gonzalez, 12 March-7 April 1956, no. 7, ill.
[DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS. Sculpture in Our Time: Collected by Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 5 May-23 August 1959, no. 94, ill. p. 45. TOUR: MILWAUKEE ART CENTER, 10 September-11 October; WALKER ART CENTER, Minneapolis, 25 October-6 December; WILLIAM ROCKHILL NELSON GALLERY OF ART, Kansas City, Missouri, 20 December-31 January 1960; MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Houston, 1-27 March; LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF HISTORY, SCIENCE AND ART, 11 April-15 May; M. H. DE YOUNG MEMORIAL MUSEUM, San Francisco, 29 May-10 July; COLORADO SPRINGS FINE ARTS CENTER, 24 July-4 September; ART GALLERY OF TORONTO, 30 September-31 October.]
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection, 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 188, ill. p. 99.
ART GALLERY, University of Maryland, College Park. Sculptors' Drawings, 15 January-15 March 1983.

Published References:
MERKERT, JÖRN. Julio González (Milan: Electa, 1987), no. 190, p. 200.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Spanish Modernism