Catalogue Raisonné

P58.004

Sleeper, 1958
Oil on canvas
66¼ x 76 in.
168.3 x 193.0 cm
Signed front lower right: Philip Guston
Provenance
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Contemporary Collection of The Cleveland Museum of Art 1961.21
Exhibitions
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY, "29 Recent Paintings by Philip Guston", December 28, 1959 - January 23, 1960 
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, "Paths of Abstract Art", October 04, 1960 - November 13, 1960
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, "The Year in Review", November 01, 1961 - November 26, 1961
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, "Shadowed Images", February 19, 1963 - March 31, 1963
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, "Fifty Years of Modern Art 1916-1966", June 14, 1966 - July 31, 1966
Bibliography
Canaday, John. "Art: Stylistic Poles Apart: Philip Guston, Abstractionist, and Jack Levine, Satirist, Have Shows Here." The New York Times, December 30, 1959, p. 44, mentioned in text, not illus.
29 Recent Paintings by Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: Sidney Janis Gallery, 1959, cat. no. 2, illus. in b&w (no page #). Listed as "Sleeper I"
Kingston Daily Freeman. "Guston Exhibit Draws Acclaim at Janis Gallery." January 11, 1960, p. 14, mentioned in text, not illus.
Lee, Sherman E. "Year in Review 1961." The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 48, no. 9 (1961): pp. 219–51, illus. in b&w p. 232 and mentioned in text p. 220
Henning, Edward B. “Some Contemporary Paintings." Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 49, no. 3 (1962): pp. 46–54, illus. in color on cover and Fig. 4 p. 52. Also mentioned in text p. 53
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, illus. in color p. 305 as part of an installation photo