Catalogue Raisonné

P58.002

To Fellini, 1958
Oil on canvas
69 x 74 in.
175.3 x 188.0 cm
Signed front lower left: Philip Guston
Provenance
Collection Unknown
Private Collection
Richard Manoogian Collection, Grosse Point
Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection, New York
Exhibitions
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY, "29 Recent Paintings by Philip Guston", December 28, 1959 - January 23, 1960 
Harpur College, Vestal, NY, "Paintings from the Collection of Nelson A. Rockefeller", April 1960
US Pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia, Venice , Italy, "Quattro Artisti Americani: Guston, Hofmann, Kline, Roszak, XXX Biennale Venezia", June 18, 1960 - October 16, 1960
Hathorn Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, "Selections from the Collection of Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller", 1961
Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY, "Paintings and Sculptures from the Collection of Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller", circa January - February 1961
Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME, "Contemporary Painting and Sculpture from the Home of Governor Nelson Rockefeller at Seal Harbor", April 17, 1961 - May 13, 1961
Atlanta Art Association, Atlanta, GA, "Paintings from the Collection of Governor and Mrs. Nelson A. Rockefeller", 1962
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, "Philip Guston", May 03, 1962 - July 01, 1962  Travelled to:
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, Utica, NY, "Selections from the Collection of Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller", December 01, 1962 - December 23, 1962
Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, "Contemporary Paintings from the Collection of Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller", 1964
Huntington Gallery, Huntington, WV, "Paintings from the Collection of Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller", 1965
SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta, NY, "Paintings from the Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection", 1965
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, "Philip Guston, A Selective Retrospective Exhibition: 1945-1965", February 27, 1966 - March 27, 1966 
National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan, "Two Decades of American Painting", October 15, 1966 - November 27, 1966 Travelled to:
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY, "Selections from the Collection of Nelson A. Rockefeller from Albany and Seal Harbor, Maine", December 1968
North Shore Community Art Center, Great Neck, NY, "A Representative Selection of Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller's Contemporary Art Collection", 1969
Grace Gallery, New York City Community College, Brooklyn, NY, "The Works of Six Prominent Contemporary Artists: from the Collection of the Honorable Nelson A. Rockefeller", 1969
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "Twentieth-Century Art from the Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller Collection", May 28, 1969 - September 01, 1969
State University Agricultural and Technical College, Alfred, NY, "Twentieth Century Art from the Collection of Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller", February 09, 1970 - February 21, 1970
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, "Philip Guston, Retrospective 1930 - 1979", May 15, 1980 - June 29, 1980  Travelled to:
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, "Philip Guston: Retrospectiva de Pintura", March 01, 1989 - May 08, 1989  Travelled to:
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, "Philip Guston Retrospective", March 30, 2003 - June 08, 2003  Travelled to:
L&M Arts, New York, NY, "Philip Guston 1954-1958", January 15, 2009 - February 28, 2009 
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