Catalogue Raisonné

P75.023

Allegory, 1975
Oil on canvas
68 x 73¼ in.
172.7 x 186.1 cm
Signed front lower left: Philip Guston
Provenance
Saint Louis Art Museum, Funds given by the Shoenberg Foundation, Inc. and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shoenberg, by exchange 8:1990
Exhibitions
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, "Poets & Painters", November 21, 1979 - January 13, 1980 Travelled to:
Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC, "Philip Guston", February 11, 1986 - April 06, 1986  Travelled to:
Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL, "American Art Today: The Portrait", May 08, 1987 - June 03, 1987
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, "Philip Guston: Retrospectiva de Pintura", March 01, 1989 - May 08, 1989  Travelled to:
Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, "Philip Guston: Painterly Abstraction to the Figurative Grotesque", June 23, 2006 - September 04, 2006 
Bibliography
Poets & Painters. Exh. cat. Denver: Denver Art Museum, 1979, illus. in color on cover and in b&w (unpaginated)
Halperen, Max. "Guston Paintings May Overwhelm Viewers." Leader Newsmagazine (Research Triangle Park, N. C.), June 12–19, 1986, p. 15, mentioned in text, not illus.
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. Greenville: Greenville County Museum of Art, 1986, not illus.
American Art Today: The Portrait. Exh. cat. Miami: Art Museum at Florida International University, 1987, no cat. #, illus. in b&w (unpaginated)
Mayer, Musa. Night Studio: A Memoir of Philip Guston by His Daughter. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988, illus. in b&w no. 69 (following p. 178)
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. 46, illus. in color p. 108
Ashton, Dore. A Critical Study of Philip Guston. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990, illus. in color plate VIII (unpaginated)
Balken, Debra Bricker, Bill Berkson, Clark Coolidge, William Corbett, and Stanley Kunitz. Philip Guston's Poem-Pictures. Exh. cat. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1994, illus. in color Plate 5 p. 13
Philip Guston: One-Shot-Paintings/De Un Solo Aliento. Exh. cat. Essays by Kosme de Barañano, Maria Jesus Folch, Fernando Gomez Aguilera, and Manuel Padorno. Valencia: IVAM, 2001. In association with Ediciones Aldeasa, unnumbered catalog, color plate p. 225
Anfam, David. "Telling Tales: Philip Guston in Retrospect." Artforum International, May 2003, pp. 132–39, 192, mentioned in text p. 136, not illus.
Corbett, William. "Philip Guston in Retrospect." Brooklyn Rail, November 2003, p. 15, illus. in b&w
Saint Louis Art Museum Magazine. "Focus on the Collection: Philip Guston." July–September 2006, illus. in color pg. 14
Bucklow, Christopher. What Is in the Dwat: The Universe of Guston's Final Decade. Grasmere, England: Wordsworth Trust, 2007, Plate 21, illus. in color p. 179
Kaufmann, David. Telling Stories: Philip Guston's Later Works. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010, mentioned in text pp. 54-55, not illus.
Miller, Peter Benson, ed. Go Figure! New Perspectives on Guston. New York: American Academy in Rome; New York Review of Books, 2014, illus. in color Fig. 44 p. 119 (unpaginated) and mentioned in text p. 118
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, No. 192 illus. in color p. 184 and mentioned in text p. 104