Negroes (Negros colgados, Hanged Black Men), from the portfolio The Contemporary Print Group: American Scene No. 1: A Comment Upon American Life by America's Leading Artists

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949



Lithograph on wove paper

66 of 150 (planned 300)

Image: 12 11/16 × 8 7/8 in. (32.2 × 22.5 cm)

Sheet: 15 3/4 × 11 7/16 in. (40 × 29 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Transferred from the Dartmouth College Library

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SOMAAP, Mexico City



George C. Miller


Contemporary Print Group, New York


Place Made: Mexico, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in pencil, lower right margin: J.C. Orozco; stamped on reverse, lower left: Contemporary Print Group NY / The American Scene, no. 1 / 772.73fc767a ser-1; stamped on reverse, lower right: DARTMOUTH COLLEGE / LIBRARY Watermark: BFK

Course History

ARTH 16, LACS 48, Mexican Muralism, Mary Coffey, Spring 2012

AAAS 91.1, ENGL 53.18, The Harlem Renaissance, J. Martin Favor, Winter 2015

ARTH 72, Mexican Muralism, Mary Coffey, Spring 2015

ARTH 40.04/LACS 30.09, Mexicanidad, Mary Coffey, Winter 2022

Publication History

Mary Coffey, "Jose Clemente Orozco’s Dancing Indians" The Art Bulletin December 2020, vol. 201, no. 4: 90-120.

Mary K. Coffey, "Feeling Brown or Acting White? Spectacles of Racialized Performance and Pain in José Clemente Orozco's U.S.-based Prints," American Art, vol.37, no.2, Summer 2023, Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press in association with the Smithsonian American Art Museum, pp. 2-27, ill. p. 20, fig. 10.


Purchased by the Dartmouth College Library, Dartmouth College, November 1934; transferred to present collection, 2007.

Catalogue Raisonne

Orozco, Clemente. Jose Clemente Orozco: graphic work. Austin: University of Texas Press:, 2004. No. 20.

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