Study of Ship and Anchor for Cortez and the Cross (Panel 11) for The Epic of American Civilization

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949



Graphite and ink on heavy paper

Image: 14 1/8 × 7 7/16 in. (35.8 × 18.9 cm)

Sheet: 21 1/16 × 9 7/16 in. (53.5 × 24 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, upper left: 5" x 9'6"; inscribed, in graphite, lower left margin: Dartmouth; inscribed, in graphite, lower right margin: < 23"; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: W. Sq.--27 / √5 ---27" / [indistinct]; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, upper left: 1257 1257 / A; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower left: 1257 47@D; reverse, inscribed, in ink, lower left: 47@DL; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 61.1788.23; reverse, inscribed, in ink, lower right: 47@D


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

Catalogue Raisonne

Orozco family catalogue number: 1257

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