Smoking II
Artwork: Smoking II
Size: 100.3 x 171 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1973
Marks: Signed 'Philip Guston' lower right; further signed, titled and dated 'PHILIP GUSTON 'SMOKING II'. 1973' on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Grace Hartigan and Dr. Winston Price, Baltimore (acquired directly from the artist); Christie's, New York, November 11, 1982, lot 139; Edward F. Broida, Los Angeles; McKee Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 2003
Exhibition history: Boston, School of Fine & Applied Arts Gallery, Boston University, Philip Guston: New Paintings, March 15 - April 14, 1974, no. 17, n.p.Columbus, University Gallery of Fine Art, Ohio State University, Painters' Painters: Milton Avery, Philip Guston, Giorgio Morandi, March 26 - April 15, 1984, no. 11, n.p. (titled as Smoker II) Winter Park, The George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Bizarro World! The Parallel Universe of Comics & Fine Arts, March 17 - April 30, 2000, no. 65, p. 22 (illustrated) Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Plane/Figure: Amerikanische Kunst aus Schweizer Privatsammlungen und aus dem Kunstmuseum Winterthur / American Art from Swiss Collectors and the Kunstmuseum Winterthur, August 26 - November 19, 2006, no. 65, p. 244 (illustrated, p. 21)

Phillips New York

Date: 2019-11-14
Lot Number: 11
Low Estimate: $6000000 [+8%]
High Estimate: $8000000 [-18%]
Hammer Price: $6500000
Sold For: $7657500