Catalogue Raisonné

P73.022

Painter's Table, 1973
Oil on canvas
77¼ x 90¼ in.
196.2 x 229.2 cm
Signed front lower left: Philip Guston
Provenance
The National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., Gift (Partial and Promised) of Ambassador and Mrs. Donald M. Blinken in memory of Maurice H. Blinken and in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art
Exhibitions
Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA, "Philip Guston: New Paintings", March 15, 1974 - April 14, 1974 
David McKee Gallery, New York, NY, "Philip Guston", November 15, 1974 - December 18, 1974 
Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA, "The Artist's Studio in American Painting: 1840 - 1983", September 25, 1983 - January 08, 1984
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., "Art for the Nation: Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art", March 17, 1991 - June 16, 1991
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, "Philip Guston Retrospective", March 30, 2003 - June 08, 2003  Travelled to:
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., "Philip Guston Now", March 02, 2023 - August 27, 2023 
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