Studies of parts of a fetal skeleton for Gods of the Modern World (Panel 15) for The Epic of American Civilization

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949



Graphite on paper

Image: 10 9/16 × 6 3/8 in. (26.9 × 16.2 cm)

Sheet: 14 9/16 × 9 7/8 in. (37 × 25.1 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


Inscribed, in graphite, lower center: Dartmouth; reverse, inscribed, in black ink, lower left: 30@D / 30@DL; reverse, inscribed, in blue ink, lower center: Certifico que esto dibujo es original / del Pintor José Clemente Orozco / sin firma del artista / Margarita V. Orozco [signature]/ Lucrecia Orozco [signature]; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 61.1782.18; on mount, inscribed, in blue marker, lower left: Dartmouth / 1238L-lápiz-cert. M y L.


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

Catalogue Raisonne

Orozco family catalogue: 1238

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