Study of Three Pairs of Hands for the Pre-Columbian Golden Age (Panel 6) for The Epic of American Civilization

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949



Graphite on tracing paper

Sheet: 10 3/4 × 14 3/4 in. (27.3 × 37.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund

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



Place Made: Mexico, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Reverse, inscribed, in graphite, upper right: 1329 [inversed] / 61.1775.20; reverse, inscribed, in ink, upper right: 264; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower right: Certifico que esto dibujo es original / del Pintor José Celementé Orozco / sin firma del artista / Margarita V. de Orozco [signature] / Lucrecia Orozco [signature]; on mount, inscribed, in green marker, lower left: cert M y L; on mount, inscribed, in blue marker, lower center: 61.1775.20264 Dartmouth cm 1329; on mount, inscribed, in green marker, lower right: L.

Course History

SPAN 7.05, Transforming Public Space: Mural Art in Mexico and the United States, Douglas Moody, Winter 2019


The artist; by descent to Alicia del Rosario González Bonnin, Mexico City, Mexico; sold to present collection, 2016.

Catalogue Raisonne

Orozco family catalogue number: 1329

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