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Related to Pen VIII

A work made of pen and black ink and white chalk, over graphite, on buff wove paper.
© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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  • A work made of pen and black ink and white chalk, over graphite, on buff wove paper.

Date:

April, 30, 1939

Artist:

Julio Gonzalez
Spanish, 1876-1942

About this artwork

This sketch for one of the artist’s iron-welded forms conveys Gonzalez’s increasing fear and anxiety in response to the Spanish Civil War, a concern he shared with his countrymen Picasso and Miró, both of whom devoted much of their art in the 1930s to the subject.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Julio González

Title

Related to Pen VIII

Place

Spain (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1939

Medium

Pen and black ink and white chalk, over graphite, on buff wove paper

Inscriptions

Signed and dated lower right: "J. G. 30-4-39"

Dimensions

30.8 × 20.8 cm (12 3/16 × 8 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection

Reference Number

2013.945

Copyright

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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