The Elevated

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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1928

Oil on canvas

Overall: 20 1/2 x 24 1/2 in. (52.1 x 62.2 cm)

Frame: 25 1/2 × 29 3/4 in. (64.8 × 75.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Given in memory of Margaret W. and Leonard M. Rieser by their children, Leonard, William, Lawrence, and Catherine, through a bequest of Leonard M. Rieser

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

2013.38

Geography/Culture

North America, Mexico

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower left: J. C. Orozco

Course History

ARTH 71, The "American Century": Modern Art in the United States. Mary Coffey, Winter 2015

ARTH 71, The "American Century": Modern Art in the United States, Mary Coffey, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 11, 2013-June 2, 2014.

José Clemente Orozco in the United States, 1927–1934, fig. 64 (no cat. no.); San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, March 9–May 19, 2002; Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 8–December 15, 2002; Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, January 25-April 13, 2003.

La Porte, 1934, no. 4 (?)

Downtown Gallery, New York, New York, 1931, no. 3 or 4 (?).

Downtown Gallery, New York, New York, 1929 (?).

Art Students’ League, New York, New York, 1929, no. 21 or 22 (?).

Publication History

Mello, Renato González and Diane Miliotes, eds. José Clemente Orozco in the United States, 1927–1934. Hanover, NH: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College in association with W.W. Norton & Co., New York, 2002, pp. 15, 79, 80, 287, illus. in color, p. 79, fig. 64.

Provenance

Delphic Studios, New York; Leonard M. (1893–1959) and Margaret W. Rieser (1896/7–1978), Highland Park, Ill., date unknown; Margaret W. Rieser, from the death of her husband in 1959 to 1978; by descent to her son Leonard M. Rieser (1922–1998), Norwich, Vermont, 1978–1998; to his wife (lifetime interest), Rosemary Litttledale Rieser (1922–2012), Norwich, Vermont, 1998–2012; bequeathed to present collection from Leonard M. Rieser, 2013.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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