Catalogue Raisonné


The Return, 1956-1958
Oil on canvas
70⅛ x 78⅜ in.
178.1 x 199.1 cm
Signed front lower left: Philip Guston
Tate, London, Presented by the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1959
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY, "8 American Painters", January 05, 1959 - January 31, 1959
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, "Philip Guston", May 03, 1962 - July 01, 1962  Travelled to:
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany, "Philip Guston: Gemälde 1947 - 1979", September 02, 1999 - November 01, 1999  Travelled to:
Tate Liverpool, Liverpool , England, "Philip Guston: Paintings and Prints from the Tate Collection", March 09, 2002 - August 18, 2002 
Ashton, Dore. "Art." Arts & Architecture, March 1959, pp. 8, 28–29, illus. in b&w p. 8
8 American Painters. Exh. cat. New York: Sidney Janis Gallery, 1959, cat. no. 4, illus. in b&w
Horizon II. [Article title unknown]. 1959, illus. in color p. 34
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1962, cat. no. 56, illus. in b&w p. 86
Alley, Ronald. Recent American Art. London: Tate Gallery, 1969, plate 6
Measham, Terry. The Moderns 1945–1975. Oxford: Phaidon Press, 1976, illus. in color plate 18
Alley, Ronald. Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art Other than Works by British Artists. London: Tate Gallery, 1981. Published in association with Sotheby Parke-Bernet, p. 346, illus. p. 346
Ashton, Dore. American Art Since 1945. New York: Oxford University Press, 1982, no. 26 illus. in b&w p. 48
Francis, Richard. "Guston at the Whitechapel. London." Burlington Magazine 125, no. 959 (1983): pp. 110, 113, mentioned in text p. 113, not illus.
Hambling, Maggi. "Maggi Hambling on Philip Guston." Guardian, September 17, 1993, p. 5, mentioned in text, not illus.
Anfam, David. "Bonn, Philip Guston." Burlington Magazine, December 1999, pp. 767-78, mentioned in text p. 767, not illus.
Schreier, Christoph, Michael Auping, and Martin Hentschel. Philip Guston: Gemalde 1947–1979. Exh. cat. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 1999, unnumbered catalog, illus. in color p. 78
Philip Guston Tableaux / Paintings 1947 - 1979. Exh. cat. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2000, illus. in color p. 78 and mentioned in text p. 37
First Glimpse: Introducing the Buck Collection at the UCI Institute and Museum for California Art. Exh. cat. Edited by Kevin Appel. Irvine: UCI Institute and Museum for California Art and University Art Gallery, University of California, Irvine, 2018, illus. in color Fig. 2, p. 199 (Kevin Appel essay)
Thomas, Elly. Play and the Artist's Creative Process. New York: Routledge, 2019, mentioned in text p. 134, not illus.
Heartney, Eleanor. "Shifting Styles and Moral Steadiness Made Philip Guston a Lodestar for Artists Today." Art in America, June 22, 2020. Online, illus. in color
Cooper, Harry, Mark Godfrey, Alison de Lima Greene, and Kate Nesin. Philip Guston Now. Exh. cat. Washington D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 2020, illus. in color Plate 47 p. 68 and detail illus. in color p. viii
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, No. 59 illus. in color p. 76 and mentioned in text p. 75