Recumbent Mask Called "Religious"

(1941-1942/cast 1961)

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

Bronze, 6 7/8 X 4 1/2 X 2 1/8 in. (17.5 X 11.3 X 5.4 cm) on wood base: 11 1/2 X 5 1/2 X 4 in. (29.2 X 13.8 X 10.1 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.2109

Provenance:
Kleemann Galleries, New York, to 20 December 1958
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 20 December 1958-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
KLEEMANN GALLERIES, New York. Julio Gonzalez, 12 March-7 April 1956, no. 11, ill.
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection, 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 190.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Ibero-American Art: Selections from the Hirshhorn Museum Collection, 8 October-15 November 1981, unpublished checklist no. 5.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Relief Sculpture: Selections from the Museum's Collection," 26 January-13 April 1986, no cat; checklist no. 38 [as "Mask Called 'Religious'"].

Published References:
MERKERT, JÖRN. Julio González (Milan: Electa, 1987), no. 239, p. 282.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Spanish Modernism