Study of Headdress of Xipe Totec for The Coming of Quetzalcoatl (Panel 5) for The Epic of American Civilization

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949


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Graphite on paper

Sheet: 16 1/4 × 6 3/16 in. (41.3 × 15.7 cm)

Mount: 19 3/4 × 12 13/16 in. (50.1 × 32.6 cm)

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

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North America, Mexico


20th century

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Not on view


Reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower left: 26@D 1255M; reverse, inscribed, in black ink, lower left: 26@DL; reverse, inscribed, in blue ink, lower center: Certifico que esto dibujo es original / del Pintor José Clemente Orozco / sin firma del artista / Magarita V. de Orozco [signature]; reverse, inscribed, in black ink, lower center: Lucrecia Orozco [signature]; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 61.1781.32; on mount, inscribed, in green marker, lower left: 1235M; on mount, inscribed, in blue marker, lower left: 61.1781.32; on mount, inscribed, in blue marker, lower right: Dartmouth cm 1235M


The artist; by descent to Eugenia Lucrecia Orozco Valladares, Colima, Mexico; sold to present collection, 2016.

Catalogue Raisonne

Orozco family catalogue number: 1235

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