The Requiem (alternate titles: El Réquiem; Requiem; Velorio)

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949


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Lithograph on wove paper

Unnumbered print (edition of 100, some unnumbered)

Image: 11 7/8 × 15 15/16 in. (30.2 × 40.5 cm)

Sheet: 15 15/16 × 22 11/16 in. (40.5 × 57.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund

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



George C. Miller


Place Made: Mexico, North America


20th century

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Not on view


Initialed, in stone: J. C. O.; signed, in graphite, lower right margin, José Clemente Orozco; no inscriptions on back

Course History

ARTH 72, Mexican Muralism, Mary Coffey, Spring 2015

ARTH 40.04, LACS 30.09, Mexicanidad: Constructing and Dismantling Mexican National Identity, Mary Coffey, Winter 2019

ANTH 50.17, Rites of Passage, Sienna Craig, Spring 2020

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

Latin American/Caribbean Studies 47.01/History 83.01, 20th Century Latin America, Thamyris Almeida, Winter 2023

Publication History

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. 11, fig.4.

Published References

Mello, Renato González, and Diane Miliotes, eds. Jose´ Clemente Orozco in the United States: 1927-1934 ;. New York: Norton, 2002. Hood Museum of Art. Orozco, Jose´ C, and Jon H. Hopkins. Orozco; a Catalogue of His Graphic Work. Flagstaff: Northern Arizona University Publications, 1967. Orozco, V C, and Jose´ C. Orozco. Jose´ Clemente Orozco: Graphic Work. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2004. Pages 16-17 focus on Requiem.


Weyhe Gallery, Mount Desert, Maine; sold to present collection, 2014.

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