La Retaguardia (Rear Guard)

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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1929

Lithograph on cream wove Rives BFK paper

Unnumbered (Edition of 100; some copies unnumbered)

Image: 14 × 18 3/4 in. (35.6 × 47.7 cm)

Sheet: 15 15/16 × 22 13/16 in. (40.5 × 58 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Robert J. Strasenburgh II 1942 Fund

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

2015.1.1

Printer

George C. Miller

Geography

Place Made: Mexico, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Initialed, in stone, lower right: J. C.O.; signed, in graphite, below image, lower right: Jose Clemente Orozco; Watermark: BFK / FRANCE

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

Published References

Camo, Gabriela, Jocelyn Olcott and Mary K. Vaughn. Sex in Revolution: Gender, Politics and Power in Modern Mexico. Durham: Duke University Press, 2006. Charlot, Jean. "Orozco in New York: Based on His Letters to the Author." College Art Journal. 19.1 (Autumn, 1959), 40-53. http://www.jstor.org/stable/774081. Mello, Renato González, and Diane Miliotes, eds. Jose´ Clemente Orozco in the United States: 1927-1934. New York: Norton, 2002. Hood Museum of Art.

Provenance

Weyhe Gallery, Mount Desert, Maine; sold to present collection, 2015.

Catalogue Raisonne

Clemente Orozco, Jose Clemente Orozco, Graphic Works, 2004, no. 4.

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