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"Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do."--St. Thomas Aquinas, Two Precepts of Charity, 1273. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

1952 Philip Guston Born: Montreal, Quebec, Canada 1913 Died: Woodstock, New York 1980 oil on paper mounted on paperboard sheet: 19 7/8 x 12 5/8 in. (50.4 x 32.0 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.112 Not currently on view


Keywords

Cityscape - imaginary

Cityscape - town

painting

paint - oil

paper

paperboard - illustration board - favor, ruhl and company

About Philip Guston

Born: Montreal, Quebec, Canada 1913 Died: Woodstock, New York 1980

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