Oil on canvas
142 x 204 in.
360.7 x 518.2 cm
Signed front lower right: PHILIP GUSTON/ 1942
- Courtesy of the Fine Arts Collection, U.S. General Services Administration Commissioned through the Section of Fine Arts, 1934-1943, Wilbur J. Cohen Federal Building, Washington D.C.
- State University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, "[Unknown Title]", circa January 14, 1943 - January 21, 1943
- Hinkle, Karl. ''Artist Must Bridge Gap Between Artists and Public: Guston Expresses Sentiment of Today's Young American Painter." Daily Iowan, October 9, 1941, p. 4, mentioned in text, not illus.
- Iowa City Press-Citizen. "Guston Completes Mural Drawings." June 18, 1942, b&w photo of Musa standing in front of mural
- Daily Iowan. "South American Tour Planned for Drawings by Prof. Philip Guston." December 17, 1942, p. 3, mural drawings and the mural mentioned in text, not illus.
- Daily Iowan. "Prof. Philip Guston Completes Three Paneled Mural: Painting Will Be Placed in Washington Social Security Building." January 14, 1943, p. 3, illus. in b&w and described in text
- Iowa City Press-Citizen. "Midtown Galleries Oil Paintings, War Poster Exhibitions Are On Now," January 14, 1943, p. 9, mentioned in text, not illus.
- Davenport Democrat & Leader. "'Prof' Has Busy Week." January 21, 1943, b&w photo of Guston standing in front of mural.
- Des Moines Sunday Register. "A Guston Painting." February 7, 1943, mentioned in text, not illus.
- ARTnews. "Guston's Social Security Mural: Completed Despite War." March 1, 1943, p. 8, illus. in b&w
- Watson, Jane. "Guston Mural Now on Social Security Wall." Washington Post, March 7, 1943, p. L4, illus. in b&w
- Austin American. "2nd in Series of Exhibitions Opens Tuesday: Thon, Guston and Shulkin Work to Be Presented." July 30, 1944, mentioned in text, not illus.
- ARTnews Annual. "Types—by American Artists." December 1, 1944, pp. 85-94, detail illus. in b&w p. 88
- Iowa City Press-Citizen. "Guston's Mural to Go to Washington." January 16, 1943, illus. in b&w
- Smith, L'Louise. "Life's Interest, Life's Work—Guston Likes to Paint." Daily Iowan, May 23, 1945, p. 3, mentioned in text, not illus.
- Ahlander, Leslie Judd. "Art in Washington: WPA Show Puts the Past in Focus." Post-Times Herald (Washington, D.C.), July 14, 1963, description of work (not listed by title) in text, not illus.
- Moritz, Charles, ed. Current Biography, February 1971, pp. 10-13, mentioned in text p. 11, not illus.
- O'Connor, Francis V., ed. The New Deal Art Projects: An Anthology of Memoirs. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1972, mentioned in text pp. 37 and 253-254, not illus.
- O'Connor, Francis V., ed. "Philip Guston and Political Humanism." In Arts and Architecture in the Service of Politics, edited by Henry A. Milton and Linda Nochlin. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1978, Fig. 3 illus. in b&w p. 348 and mentioned in text pp. 345 and 349
- Vishny, Michele. "On The Walls: Murals by Ben Shahn, Philip Guston, and Seymour Fogel for the Social Security Building, Washington D.C." Arts, March 1987, illus.
- Shapiro, Michael Edward. "Philip Guston: The War Years." Print Collector's Newsletter, September–October 1994, mentioned in text p. 129, not illus.
- Philip Guston Tableaux / Paintings 1947 - 1979. Exh. cat. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2000, mentioned in text p. 132, not illus.
- Auping, Michael. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Philip Guston Retrospective. Exh. cat. London: Thames & Hudson, 2003, mentioned in text p. 28, not illus.
- Baskind, Samantha. Encyclopedia of Jewish American Artists. London: Greenwood Press, 2007, mentioned in text p. 137, not illus.
- Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, cartoon illus. in b&w p. 287 as part of a photo with Musa McKim and mentioned in text p. 22
- Cooper, Harry, Mark Godfrey, Alison de Lima Greene, and Kate Nesin. Philip Guston Now. Exh. cat. Washington D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 2020, mentioned in text pp. 11, 22-23, 225 and 226, not illus.
- Brooklyn Rail. "Reflections on Philip Guston Now." June 2023. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.