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El tesoro de Marcela
Julio López Hernández (Spanish, born in 1930)
13 x 14 x 10 in. overall
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The artist. By 1989, with Melvin N. Blake (b. 1927 - d. 1999) and Frank M. Purnell (b. 1930 - d. 1994), New York; gift of the estate of Melvin Blake to MFA, Boston, January 22, 2003
Ortega Coca, María Theresa. Julio L. Hernandez. Valladolid: Diputacion
Provincial de Valladolid, 1989. (p. 48, illus. p. 72-4) lists Collection of D. Gustavo Torner, Madrid, Spain. Sieber Collection, Madrid. Collection of Isabel Guilmain, Madrid as the provenance for this work, but these previous owners need to be verified along with the dates of ownership established.
To confirm this information and determine dates:
-Contacted Galería Leandro Navarro, who represents the artist, via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) on 4/23/04 with no response (see email in file).
-Contacted Galería Estiarte, who represents Gustavo Torner, via email (email@example.com) on 4/30/04 with no response (see email in file).
-Unable to find information on the other 2 collections as of 9/17/04
Melvin Blake and Frank Purnell Collection