May 12, 2016 - Sale 2415

Sale 2415 - Lot 19

Price Realized: $ 12,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
Untitled (Self Portrait with a Cigarette, Painting).

Pen and blue ink on the title page of Yes, but...A Critcal Study of Philip Guston by Dore Ashton, 1976. 255x204 mm; 10x8 inches (sheet). Signed, dated "79", inscribed "San Francisco" and dedicated in pen and blue ink.

Guston painted a similar self portrait, In the Studio, which shows him in profile to the right with a cigarette, staring at his easel.