Study of Two Fists for The Pre-Columbian Golden Age (Panel 6) for The Epic of American Civilization, 1932-1934

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949



Graphite on tracing paper

Sheet: 9 7/16 × 8 in. (23.9 × 20.3 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: 1332 / 1332; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower center: Certifico que esto dibujo es original del / Pintor José Celemente Orozco / sin firma del artista / Margarita V. de Orozco [signature] / Lucrecia Orozco [signature] / 61.1788.14 / 1326 [crossed out]; reverse, inscribed, in black ink, lower right: 66; on mount, inscribed, in green marker, lower left: 1335L; on mount, inscribed, in blue marker, lower left: 61.1788.14; on mount, inscribed, in green marker, lower center: Cert. M y L; on mount, inscribed, in blue marker, lower right: ¿? 1336 ? [crossed out in green] / Dartmouth cM 1335L


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

Catalogue Raisonne

Orozco family catalogue number: 1335

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