Catalogue Raisonné

P52.007

#5, 1952
Oil on canvas
46 x 41 in.
116.8 x 104.1 cm
Unsigned, undated; Signed, dated and inscribed on reverse: Philip Guston/51 W 70 ST/N.Y.C./#5/1952
Provenance
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Mrs. Lawrence Sophian, 1990
Mrs. Lawrence Sophian
Exhibitions
Egan Gallery, New York, NY, "Philip Guston Paintings and Drawings", January 12, 1953 - February 07, 1953 
US Pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia, Venice , Italy, "Quattro Artisti Americani: Guston, Hofmann, Kline, Roszak, XXX Biennale Venezia", June 18, 1960 - October 16, 1960
Musée Fabre, Montpellier, France, "Abstractions Americaines 1940 - 1960", July 03, 1999 - October 03, 1999
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, "Philip Guston Retrospective", March 30, 2003 - June 08, 2003  Travelled to:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, "The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia: 1860 - 1989", January 30, 2009 - April 19, 2009 Travelled to:
Bibliography
Brach, Paul. "New York: Affirmation." Art Digest, January 15, 1953, p. 13, mentioned in text as "Number 5", not illus.
Ashton, Dore. Philip Guston. New York: Grove, 1960, illus. in b&w p. 37 (unpaginated), listed as "No. 5"
Quattro Artisti Americani: Guston, Hofmann, Kline, Roszak, XXX Biennale Venezia. Exh. cat. Washington, D.C.: Baltimore Museum of Art, 1960, cat. no. 1, not illus., Coll. Sig.ra Lawrence Sophian Riverside, CA
XXX Biennale Internazionale D'Arte. Exh. cat. Venice: Biennale de Venice, 1960, cat. no. 1, not illus., listed as "Pittura V"
Philip Guston, Opere Su Carta 1933–1980. Exh. cat. Milan: Electa, 1989, illus. in b&w p. 50
Abstractions Americaines 1940–1960. Exh. cat. Montpellier: Musée Fabre, 1999, cat. no. 11, illus. in color, discussed pp. 62-63
Auping, Michael. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Philip Guston Retrospective. Exh. cat. London: Thames & Hudson, 2003, illus. in color, Plate 30, unpaginated (but would be p. 128)
Rubinstein, Raphael. "Philip Guston: Some Thoughts." Art in America, March 2004, illus. in color p. 86
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, No. 39 illus. in color p. 53 and mentioned in text p. 52
Schwabsky, Barry. "Philip Guston's Peculiar History Lesson." Nation, April 12, 2021. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.
Joan Mitchell. Exh. cat. Edited by Sarah Roberts and Katy Siegel. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2021, illus. in color p. 50