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PROPERTY FROM A MULTINATIONAL CORPORATION

Philip Guston
DARK FORM
Estimate
120,000180,000
LOT SOLD. 350,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
121

PROPERTY FROM A MULTINATIONAL CORPORATION

Philip Guston
DARK FORM
Estimate
120,000180,000
LOT SOLD. 350,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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New York

Philip Guston
1913 - 1980
DARK FORM
signed; signed, titled and dated 1961 on the reverse
oil on paper mounted to Masonite
30 1/4 by 40 in. 76.8 by 101.6 cm.
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The Guston Foundation will include this work in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the paintings of Philip Guston.

Provenance

Virginia Dwan Gallery, New York
The Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis
Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Schorr (acquired from the above)
Christie's, New York, 6 November 1985, Lot 33
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

Catalogue Note

"The pressing thing for me in painting is 'When are you through?' I would like to think a picture is finished when it feels not new but old. As if its forms had lived a long time in you, even though until it appears you did not know what it would look like."
Philip Guston

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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New York