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Nationality/school
Spanish, French
Born
Barcelona 1876-09-21
Deceased
Arcueil 1942-03-27
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of a jeweler and goldsmith artist who taught him how to work with metals
See also
In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
1928-1931 cooperation in Paris; in 1931 cooperation in the production of a metal sculpture by Guillaume Apollinaire; lifelong friendship
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Education
Escuela des Belles Artes (Barcelona)
1891/1893: evening course in applied arts
Active in
  • Barcelona 1891 - 1899
    González would return to Barcelona many times after his move to Paris
  • Parijs 1897
  • Parijs 1899 - 1942
    Together with his family, Julio González opens a studio here; deep contact with Picasso, whom he had already met in Barcelona; later meeting and friendship with, among others, Konstantin Brancusi. 1912: first metal masks; 1914: 'Salon des Indépendants': exposition of all the forms of work practiced by González: painting, sculpture and goldsmithing; 1915: opening of the store 'González-Bijoux. Objets d'art 'together with his brother-in-law Josep Bassó; 1920: self-portraits and still lifes; 1922: first solo exhibition
  • Arcueil 1937 - 1942
    González had built a large house and studio here, in which he accommodated the German artist Hans Hartung in 1938; in March 1942 González died of a heart attack; Picasso is present at the funeral in Arcueil and expresses his deep affection for González in a series of seven paintings
  • Mirabelle-par-Montcuq 1939
    Na de duitse inval in Polen ontvlucht González tijdelijk Parijs.
  • Lasbouygues 1940 - 1941
    González flees the occupied Paris and finds shelter with family; at the end of 1941 he returned to Paris / Arcueil
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
figure study (main subject), figure, landscape (as genre), nude figure, portrait, self-portrait, Christian religious scene, still life, tronie
Product
mask
External links
Wikipedia Nederlands
Entered on: 1991-12-15; Modification on: 2018-06-05

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