oil on canvas
67.99 in. (172.70 cm.) (height) by 80.00 in. (203.20 cm.) (width)
signed, titled and dated 'Philip Guston Painter At Night 1979' (on the reverse)
XVI Bienal de São Paulo; Mexico City, Museo de Arte Moderno; Guadalajara, Centro de Arte Moderno and Bogota, Museo de Arte Moderno, Philip Guston: Sus Último Anos, October 1981-August 1982, p. 210 (São Paulo); p. 18, no. 16 (San Francisco) (illustrated in color). Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria; Perth, Art Gallery of Western Australia and Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Philip Guston: The Late Works, August-December 1984, pp. 20, 50 and 64, no. 35 (illustrated in color). Madrid, Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Philip Guston: Retrospectiva de Pintura, March-May 1989, p. 142, no. 66 (illustrated in color). Saint Louis Art Museum and Dallas Museum of Art, Philip Guston: 50 Years of Painting, September 1989-January 1990.
R. Storr, Philip Guston, New York, 1986, pp. 104-105 (illustrated in color). T. Maloon, "'Bad' paintings the board chairman would never hang in his office,” Sydney Morning Herald, 12 November 1984. J. Gallego, "El gusto de Guston," ABC, 02 March 1989, p. 13. A. Ottevanger, "Philip Guston," Metropolis M, April-May 1989, p. 45. R. Oxlade, "Father was brilliant," Modern Painters, vol. 4, no. 2, Summer 1991, p. 102 (illustrated). H. Jacobson, Seeing with the Ear, St Albans, 1993 (illustrated in color on the cover). Picasso, Guston, Miró, de Kooning, Painting for themselves: Late Works, exh. cat., Neues Museum Weserberg Bremen, 1996, p. 102.
Estate of the artist David McKee Inc., New York Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1984