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.
- Currently Off View
- Prints and Drawings
- Julio González
- Related to Pen VIII
- Spain (Artist's nationality)
- Pen and black ink and white chalk, over graphite, on buff wove paper
- Signed and dated lower right: "J. G. 30-4-39"
- 30.8 × 20.8 cm (12 3/16 × 8 1/4 in.)
- Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection
- © 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris