Catalogue Raisonné

P67.001

First Book, 1967
Acrylic on panel
14 x 16½ in.
35.6 x 41.9 cm
Signed and dated front lower right: Philip Guston '67
Provenance
Private Collection, New York
Exhibitions
David McKee Gallery, New York, NY, "Philip Guston, Small Works: 1968-69", April 04, 1985 - May 04, 1985 
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, "Philip Guston: Retrospectiva de Pintura", March 01, 1989 - May 08, 1989  Travelled to:
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, "Philip Guston: A New Alphabet, The Late Transition", April 25, 2000 - July 30, 2000  Travelled to:
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany, "Philip Guston: Works on Paper", February 28, 2007 - May 20, 2007  Travelled to:
Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany, "Abstraction and Empathy", August 15, 2009 - October 16, 2009
Bibliography
Philip Guston: Retrospectiva de Pintura. Exh. cat. Essays by Mark Rosenthal, Robert Storr, Carrie Rickey, Francisco Calvo Serraller, and Dore Ashton. Madrid: Ministerio de Cultura, Dirección General de Bellas Artes y Archivos, Centro Nacional de Exposiciones, 1989, cat. no. 24, illus. in color p. 68
de Barañano, Kosme Maria. Philip Guston: La Raiz del Dibujo. Exh. cat. Bilbao: Sala Rekalde, 1993, illus. in color p. 33 (Kosme de Baranano essay)
Weber, Joanna, Harry Cooper, and Laura Greengold. Philip Guston A New Alphabet: The Late Transition. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 2000, illus. in color Plate 8
Anfam, David. "Telling Tales: Philip Guston in Retrospect." Artforum International, May 2003, pp. 132–39, 192, mentioned in text p. 136, not illus.
Schreier, Christoph, Poul Erik Tøjner, Isabel Dervaux, and Michael Semff. Philip Guston: Works on Paper. Exh. cat. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2007, cat. no. 48, illus. in color p. 105
"Philip Guston Paintings." Harvard Review, no. 34 (2008): pp. 44–55, illus. in b&w p. 45
Slifkin, Robert. Out of Time: Philip Guston and the Refiguration of Postwar American Art. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013, illus. in b&w fig. 23 p. 53
March, Michael. Half Pint_____Pulpinta. Prague: PRAH, 2014, detail illus. in color on front cover
Cooper, Harry, Mark Godfrey, Alison de Lima Greene, and Kate Nesin. Philip Guston Now. Exh. cat. Washington D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 2020, mentioned in text p. 198, not illus.
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, No. 106 illus. in color p. 110