Mask of Montserrat Screaming

(c. 1938-1939/cast by 1955)

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

Bronze, 19 1/8 x 5 7/8 x 6 1/4 in. (48.6 x 14.8 x 15.9 cm) incl. base, height 8 in. (20.3 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.2108

Provenance:
Roberta Gonzalez, Paris
Kleemann Galleries, New York, to 23 October 1958
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 23 October 1958-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
KLEEMANN GALLERIES, New York. Julio Gonzalez, 12 March-7 April 1956, no. 8, ill.
[DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS. Sculpture in Our Time: Collected by Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 5 May-23 August 1959, no. 95. 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. 189, ill. p. 98.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, fig. 413, p. 297, p. 696.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF CANADA, Ottawa, Ontario. "The 1930's: The Making of "The New Man" 5 June 2008 - 7 September 2008.

Published References:
ASHTON, DORE. "New York Letter," Das Kunstwerk 16 (October 1962), p. 26.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), fig. 413, p. 297, p. 696.
MERKERT, JÖRN. Julio González (Milan: Electa, 1987), no. 235, p. 269, ill. p. 270.
VAN UITERT, EVERT. "Woordeloos geschreeuw, onhoorbaar gezucht," Kunstschrift no. 6 (November/December 1990), ill. p. 43.
COLLISCHAN, JUDY. Welded Sculpture of the Twentieth Century (New York: Hudson Hills in association with Neuberger Museum of Art, New York, 2000), fig. 16, p. 17.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Spanish Modernism