Artist: Julio Gonzalez (Spanish, 1876-1942).
Title: "Homme lésée".
Medium: Mixed media (pastel, watercolor, and ink) on paper.
Date: Composed 1939.
Dimensions: Overall size: 11 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. (298 x 241 mm).
Lot Note(s): Signed and dated lower right. Drawn on grey wove paper. Very good to fine condition; would be fine save a repaired lower right corner, the imperfection not visible recto. Comment(s): A comparable work to our drawing, “Légère et aérienne,” sold for $21,600 (€14,375) at Christie’s Paris, December 1, 2009, lot #8. However the dimensions of that work are 7.87" x 5.91" (20.00cm x 15.00cm) whereas our example is substantially larger at 11.75” x 9 ½” (32.39cm x 24.13cm). Julio González i Pellicer was a Spanish sculptor and painter who developed the expressive use of iron as a medium for modern sculpture. The present drawing being offered in our auction is no longer under copyright and the image is in the public domain. [30154-2-8000]