Catalogue Raisonné

P55.005

The Visit, 1955
Oil on canvas
68 x 58¼ in.
172.7 x 148.0 cm
Signed front lower left: Philip Guston; inscribed on reverse: PHILIP GUSTON/"THE VISIT" 1955/58 1/4" x 68
Provenance
Private Collection
Private Collection
Auction: Sotheby's New York, Contemporary Art Evening Auction, Thursday, November 16, 2017, Lot 39
Private Collection
Collection Mrs. Meyer Kestnbaum, Chicago
Exhibitions
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY, "Recent Paintings Philip Guston", February 06, 1956 - March 03, 1956 
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "12 Americans", May 29, 1956 - September 09, 1956
Tanager Gallery, New York, NY, "Painters Sculptors on 10th Street: Exhibition of Artists Working on 10th Street", December 21, 1956 - January 24, 1957
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, "63rd American Exhibition, Paintings, Sculpture", December 02, 1959 - January 31, 1960
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, "Philip Guston", May 03, 1962 - July 01, 1962  Travelled to:
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, "27th Annual Exhibition by The Society for Contemporary American Art", April 11, 1967 - May 21, 1967
David and Alfred Smart Gallery, Chicago, IL, "Abstract Expressionism: A Tribute to Harold Rosenberg", October 11, 1979 - November 25, 1979
Bibliography
Ashton, Dore. "Art: The Age of Lyricism" Arts & Architecture, March 1956, pp. 14–15, 43–44, mentioned in text p. 43, not illus.
D. A. "Art: Visit to 10th Street: Painters and Sculptors Living or Working Downtown Show at Tanager Gallery." The New York Times, December 28, 1956, mentioned in text, not illus.
Miller, Dorothy C., ed. 12 Americans. Exh. cat. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1956, unnumbered catalog, illus. in b&w p. 43
63rd American Exhibition: Paintings and Sculpture. Exh. cat. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1959, cat. no. 47, not illus.
Alloway, Lawrence. "Book Reviews: Ashton on Guston." Arts Review, July 23–August 12, 1961, pp. 17, 20, mentioned in text p. 17, not illus.
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1962, cat. no. 29, not illus., Collection Mrs. Meyer Kestnbaum, Chicago
Lambert, Helen. "Guston Show Heads London Gallery List." New York Herald Tribune (Paris), January 16, 1963, p. 5, mentioned in text, not illus.
Berkson, William. "Dialogue with Philip Guston 11/1/64." Art and Literature, an International Review, Winter 1965, pp. 56–69, illus. p. 61
Abstract Expressionism: A Tribute to Harold Rosenberg Paintings and Drawings from Chicago Collections. Exh. cat. Chicago: The David and Alfred Smart Gallery, the University of Chicago, 1979, cat. no. 17, plate 5 illus. in b&w p. 29
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Seed, John. "Comparing Abstract Works of American and Chinese-Born Artists." Sotheby's, January 10, 2020. Online, illus. in color
Mcllhagga, Samuel. "Philip Guston's Controversial Embrace of Figuration Still Shapes His Market." Artsy, November 3, 2020. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.