Catalogue Raisonné


Tensely Waiting for the Green Light, 1943
Gouache on paper
14¼ x 13½ in.
36.2 x 34.3 cm
Signed front lower right: Philip Guston
Private Collection
Iowa Memorial Union, Iowa City, IA, "Paintings and Drawings by Philip Guston", March 05, 1944 - March 19, 1944 
Midtown Gallery, New York, NY, "Philip Guston", January 15, 1945 - February 10, 1945 
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA, "Philip Guston: Working Through the Forties", January 25, 1997 - March 16, 1997  Travelled to:
Woodstock Artists Association, Woodstock, NY, "Philip Guston: Brave New World 1943: Drawings & Gouaches Commissioned During World War II", July 12, 1997 - September 08, 1997  Travelled to:
Fortune. "Troop Carrier Command." October 1943, pp. 130–35, illus. in color (unpaginated)
Paintings and Drawings by Philip Guston. Exh. cat. Iowa City: State University of Iowa, 1944, cat. no. 7, not illus., shown as "Waiting for the Green Light"
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: Midtown Galleries, 1945, cat. no. 23, not illus., listed as "Paratrooper Lineup"
Shapiro, Michael Edward. "Philip Guston: The War Years." Print Collector's Newsletter, September–October 1994, mentioned in text p. 129, not illus.
Philip Guston: Working Through the Forties. Exh. cat. Iowa City: University of Iowa Museum of Art, 1997, Drawings cat. no. 6, illus. in b&w p. 42, shown as "Waiting for the Green Light"
Coolidge, Clark, ed. Philip Guston: Que peindre sinon l'énigme. Translated by Éric Suchère. Strasbourg: L'Atelier Contemporain, 2023, illus. in color no. 27 (unpaginated)