Catalogue Raisonné

P57.005

The Clock II, 1957
Oil on illustration board mounted on panel
25 x 35¾ in.
63.5 x 90.8 cm
Signed front lower left: Philip Guston; inscribed on reverse: PHILIP GUSTON/ "THE CLOCK II" 1957/ 25 x 36
Provenance
Collection Unknown
Auction: Christie's, New York, Post-War to Present, October 1, 2021, Lot 30
Private Collection
Auction: Sotheby's, New York, Contemporary Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture, Prints, November 13, 1980, Lot 29
Collection Eric Estorick, London
Exhibitions
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY, "Philip Guston", February 24, 1958 - March 22, 1958 
Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, "V Bienal, Estados Unidos, 1959", September 21, 1959 - December 31, 1959
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, "Philip Guston", May 03, 1962 - July 01, 1962  Travelled to:
Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York, NY, "XIX & XX Century Master Paintings", October 30, 1981 - November 30, 1981
Bibliography
It is. [Article title unknown]. Autumn 1958, illus. in b&w Plate 2, p. 7 (unpaginated), listed as "The Clock"
A V Bienal, Estados Unidos, 1959. Exh. cat. Minneapolis: Minneapolis Society of Fine Arts, 1959, cat. no. 13, not illus., Collection Mr. Eric Estorick, London, England
Ashton, Dore. Philip Guston. New York: Grove, 1960, illus. in b&w p. 40 (unpaginated)
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1962, cat. no. 37, not illus., Collection Eric Estorick, London
Berkson, William. "Philip Guston: A New Emphasis: In These Canvases of the Sixties Doubt Itself Becomes a Form That Can Be Read as Natural Law." Arts Magazine, February 1966, pp. 15–18, mentioned in text, not illus. (as "Clock II")
O'Hara, Frank. "Growth and Guston." In Art Chronicles 1954–1966. New York: George Braziller, 1975, mentioned in text p. 139, not illus.
XIX and XX Century Master Paintings. Exh. cat. New York: Acquavella Galleries, 1981, cat. no. 20, illus. in color pg. 43, listed as "Clock II"