Catalogue Raisonné

P58.001

Passage, 1957-1958
Oil on canvas
65 x 74¼ in.
165.1 x 188.6 cm
Signed front lower center: Philip Guston
Provenance
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Bequest of Caroline Wiess Law
Caroline Wiess Law
Mrs. Dolly Bright Carter
Phyllis B. Lambert, New York
Joseph E. Seagram & Sons
Exhibitions
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY, "Philip Guston", February 24, 1958 - March 22, 1958 
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, "1958 Annual Exhibition, Sculpture, Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings", November 19, 1958 - January 04, 1959
Sokolniki Park, Moscow, Russia, "Amerikanskaya zhiropia i sculptura: Amerikanskaya natsionalonaya vystavka v Moskve (American National Exhibition)", July 25, 1959 - September 05, 1959
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, "American Business and the Arts", September 14, 1961 - October 15, 1961
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, "Philip Guston", May 03, 1962 - July 01, 1962  Travelled to:
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, "New York School The First Generation Paintings of the 1940s and 1950s", June 18, 1965 - August 01, 1965
Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA, "A Look at New York", June 12, 1973 - July 22, 1973
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, TX, "A Spirited Vision: Highlights of the Bequest of Caroline Wiess Law to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston", February 22, 2004 - April 25, 2004
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, TX, "Modern Painting from the MFAH Collection", July 30, 2010 - August 08, 2010
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA, "Philip Guston Now", May 01, 2022 - September 11, 2022  Travelled to:
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, mentioned in text, not illus.
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