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Property from a Distinguished American Collection

Philip Guston

The Bell

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Property from a Distinguished American Collection

Philip Guston

1913 - 1980

The Bell

signed P. Guston (lower left)

oil on canvas

46 ⅜ by 40 in. 117.8 by 101.6 cm.

Executed in 1952.

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Neisner, Rochester

Acquavella Galleries, New York

Steve Martin

Acquired from the above in November 1990 by the present owner

Jean Walrath, "Noted Painters in Gallery Show," Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, 15 March 1959, p. 10B

Gerald Nordland, "Review at Mid-Life," Frontier, London, July 1963, p. 24

Paul Greenhalgh, The Persistence of Craft, London, 2002, p. 22, illustrated in color

Boris Hohmeyer, "Die Entdeckung der Wirlichkeit," Art: Kas Kunstmagazin, Hamburg, March 2007, p. 34

Clark Coolidge, Ed., Philip Guston: Collected Writings, Lectures, and Conversations, Berkeley, 2011, p. 217

David Sylvester, Ein Gesprach mit Philip Guston, Bern, 2013, no. 8, p. 30, illustrated in color

Peter Benson Miller, ed., Go Figure! New Perspectives on Guston, New York, 2014, p. 91

New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Recent Paintings Philip Guston, 1956, no. 9, illustrated

Jerusalem, Association of Israel Museums, 18 American Artists, 1959

Rochester, Memorial Art Gallery, 19th and 20th Century Art in Rochester, 1959

New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum; London, Whitechapel Gallery; Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Philip Guston, 1962-63, no. 17

New York, Acquavella Galleries, Inc., XIX & XX Century Master Paintings, 1983, no. 20, p. 43, illustrated in color

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Philip Guston Retrospective, 2003-04, no. 29, n.p., illustrated in color

Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, Philip Guston Now, 2023, pl. 35, p. 56, illustrated in color