Study of standing figures for The Epic of American Civilization, 1932-1934

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949



Tempera on paper

Sheet: 18 7/8 × 9 3/4 in. (48 × 24.7 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 ink, lower center: Certifico que esto dibujo es original del / Pintor José Clemente Orozco / sin firma del artista / Margarita V. de Orozco [signature] / Lucrecia Orozco [signature]; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower left: 1595 [crossed out] 1594M; reverse, inscribed, ingraphite, lower right: 61.1778.65; on mount, in green marker, lower left: Cert. / M y L; on mount, in purple marker, lower right: cm 1594M


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

Catalogue Raisonne

Orozco family catalogue number: 1594

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