Catalogue Raisonné


Painter's City, 1956-1957
Oil on canvas
65 x 77¼ in.
165.1 x 196.2 cm
Signed front lower right: Philip Guston
Collection Unknown
Auction: Christies, New York, Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale, May 11, 2011, Lot 11
Private Collection
Isobel and Donald Grossman, New York
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY, "Philip Guston", February 24, 1958 - March 22, 1958 
Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico, "Primera Bienal Interamericana de Pintura Y Grabado" (First Biennial Inter-American Exhibition of Paintings and Prints), June 06, 1958 - August 20, 1958
Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany, "II. documenta '59, Kunst Nach 1945", July 11, 1959 - October 11, 1959
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, "Philip Guston", May 03, 1962 - July 01, 1962  Travelled to:
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, "Philip Guston, A Selective Retrospective Exhibition: 1945-1965", February 27, 1966 - March 27, 1966 
It is. [Article title unknown]. Spring 1958, illus. in color Plate 11
Primera Bienal Interamericana de Pintura y Grabado. Exh. cat. Mexico City: Instituto Nacional de Bella Artes, Secretaria de Educación Pública, 1958, unnumbered catalog, not illus.
Schiff, Bennett. [Article title unknown]. New York Post, 1958, mentioned in text, not illus.
II. documenta. Kunst nach 1945. Exh. cat. Cologne: Verlag M. DuMont Schauberg, 1959, Guston cat. no. 3, not illus.
Ashton, Dore. Philip Guston. New York: Grove, 1960, illus. in color p. 25 (unpaginated) and mentioned in text p. 55
Alloway, Lawrence. "Book Reviews: Ashton on Guston." Arts Review, July 23–August 12, 1961, pp. 17, 20, mentioned in text p. 17, not illus.
Ashton, Dore. "Philip Guston." Metro, 1961, pp. 33–41, no. 11 illus. in color p. 41, listed as "Untitled"
Hunter, Sam, "Philip Guston," Art International, May 1962, pp. 62–67, mentioned in text p. 66, not illus.
Alloway, Lawrence. "Notes on Guston." Art Journal, Fall 1962, pp. 8–11, Fig. 4, illus. in b&w p. 10 and mentioned in text p. 10
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1962, cat. no. 33, illus. in b&w p. 70 and mentioned in text p. 28
Harrison, Jane. "Kitaj in London." Arts, April 1963, pp. 26–27, mentioned in text p. 27, not illus.
Nordland, Gerald. "Review at Mid-Life." Frontier, July 1963, pp. 23–25, mentioned in text p. 25, not illus.
Sawyer, Kenneth B. "The Grossman Collection: U.S. Collectors of Modern Art–2." Studio International, February 1965, pp. 82–87, illus. in b&w pg. 85, illustration no. 3
Philip Guston: A Selective Retrospective Exhibition: 1945–1965. Exh. brochure. Waltham: The Poses Institute of Fine Arts, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, 1966, cat. no. 12
O'Hara, Frank. "Growth and Guston." In Art Chronicles 1954–1966. New York: George Braziller, 1975, mentioned in text p. 140, not illus.
Ashton, Dore. Yes, but... A Critical Study of Philip Guston. New York: Viking, 1976, illus. in color, unpaginated (between pp. 78 and 79)
Kingsley, April. "Philip Guston's Endgame: From Realism to Abstraction and Back, Philip Guston Remains Unique in Twentieth-Century Art." Horizon: The Magazine of the Arts, June 1980, pp. 34–41, mentioned in text p. 39, not illus.
Ashton, Dore. A Critical Study of Philip Guston. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990, illus. in color plate IV and mentioned in text pp. 113-114
Neidhardt, Jane, ed. A Gallery of Modern Art at Washington University in St. Louis. St. Louis: Washington University Gallery of Art, 1994, mentioned in text p. 201, not illus.
Auping, Michael. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Philip Guston Retrospective. Exh. cat. London: Thames & Hudson, 2003, mentioned in text p. 47, not illus.
Aloff, Mindy. The Unpicturelikeness of Pollock, Soutine, and Others: Selected Writing and Talks by Louis Finkelstein. New York: Midmarch Arts, 2008, illus. in b&w, no. 15, p. 52. Discussed p. 41
Berggruen Gallery, 50 Years: 1970–2020. San Francisco: Berggruen Gallery, 2020, illus. in color p. 127