Catalogue Raisonné

P76.021

Blue Water, 1976
Oil on canvas
67 x 117 in.
170.2 x 297.2 cm
Signed front lower right: Philip Guston
Provenance
Denver Art Museum, Gift of Nancy M. and Donald F. Todd in honor of Dianne Perry Vanderlip
Nancy M. and Donald F. Todd
Exhibitions
David McKee Gallery, New York, NY, "Philip Guston: Paintings 1976", Part I: March 18-April 8, 1977, Part II; April 9 - April 30, 1977 
Allan Frumkin Gallery, Chicago, IL, "Philip Guston, Major Paintings 1975-76", September 29, 1978 - November 02, 1978 
Aspen Center for the Visual Arts, Aspen, CO, "[Unknown Title]", 1979
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, "Colorado Collects 1985", August 17, 1985 - October 06, 1985
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, "[Unknown Title]", June 1997 - October 1997
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, "(Silber Hall)", March 2003 - May 2003
Bibliography
Philip Guston: Paintings 1976. Exh. cat. New York: David McKee Gallery, 1977, cat. no. 1, illus. in b&w (unpaginated)
Artner, Alan G. "Carefully Watched, an 'Escape Artist' Finds New Freedom." Chicago Tribune, October 15, 1978, p. F8, illus. in b&w photo of Guston sitting in front of painting (work is unidentified in caption)
Frueh, Joanna. "Shoes Slogging through Hell: Philip Guston at the Allan Frumkin Gallery." Chicago Reader, October 27, 1978, section 1, Art, pp. 40–41, mentioned in text p. 41, not illus.
Hoffman, Wendy. "Philip Guston." New Art Examiner (Chicago, IL), November 1978, p. 15, illus. in b&w p. 15
Colorado Collects. Exh. cat. Denver: Denver Art Museum, 1985, Plate 3, p. 27
New in the Galleries, Denver Art Museum. "Philip Guston." Spring 2003, illus.
Denver Art Museum: Highlights from the Collection. London: Scala, 2006, illus. in color p. 19
Dan Walsh: Paintings. New York: Paula Cooper Gallery; Paris: Galerie Xippas, 2007, illus. in color in introductory essay by Stephen Ellis, p. 10
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, No. 183 illus. in color p. 176 and mentioned in text p. 197