Head of Montserrat Screaming II

(1941-1942/cast by 1961)

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

Bronze, 12 1/2 X 7 1/2 X 11 in. (31.8 X 19.1 X 28.0 cm) on stone base: 6 5/8 X 6 X 6 in. (16.9 X 15.3 X 15.3 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.2112

Provenance:
Roberta Gonzalez, Paris
Galerie Chalette, New York, to 18 October 1961
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 18 October 1961-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
GALERIE CHALETTE, New York. Julio Gonzalez, October-November 1961, no. 57, ill. p. 71.
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection, 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 191.
WASHINGTON GALLERY OF MODERN ART, Washington, DC. 20th Century Painting and Sculpture, 17 September-24 October 1965, no. 23. TOUR: WADSWORTH ATHENEUM, Hartford, Connecticut, 28 October-5 December.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, fig. 412, p. 296, p. 696.
KUNSTMUSEUM BERN, Switzerland. Julio Gonzalez, 27 June-7 September 1997 (exhibition extended to 12 October 1997), no. 182, ill. p. 203.
ALBUQUERQUE MUSEUM, New Mexico. Picasso to Plensa: A Century of Art from Spain, 18 December 2005-16 April 2006. TOUR: SALVADOR DALI MUSEUM, St. Petersburg, Florida, 5 May-31 July.

Published References:
UNSIGNED. "Homage to Gonzalez," Time 77 (17 November 1961), ill. p. 68.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), fig. 412, p. 296, p. 696.
RAYNOR, VIVIEN. "A Preview of the New Hirshhorn Museum," New York Times (14 July 1974), sec. 2.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN. "Art work of the Month, December," (HMSG's exhibition info brochure, fall 1983), ill.
MERKERT, JÖRN. Julio González (Milan: Electa, 1987), no. 249, ill. pp. 296, 297.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Spanish Modernism