Study for The Departure of Quetzalcoalt (Panel 7) for The Epic of American Civilization

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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about 1930-1934

Graphite on tracing paper

Overall: 7 × 11 1/4 in. (17.8 × 28.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through gifts from Kirsten and Peter Bedford, Class of 1989P; Jane and Raphael Bernstein; Walter Burke, Class of 1944; Mr. and Mrs. Richard D. Lombard, Class of 1953; Nathan Pearson, Class of 1932; David V. Picker, Class of 1953; Rodman C. Rockefeller, Class of 1954; Kenneth Roman Jr., Class of 1952 and Adolph Weil Jr., Class of 1935

D.988.52.104

Geography/Culture

North America, Mexico

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, on reverse, lower left: 1348; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower right: 61.1786.21; inscribed, in black ink, on reverse, lower right: 243; long inscription, bottom, lower right: authentication by Margarita V. de Orozco

Course History

SPAN 7.2, Transforming Public Space: Mural Art in Mexico and the United States, Douglas Moody, Winter 2015

LATS 41, Representations of/from Latinos in the Media and the Arts, Douglas Moody, Spring 2014

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, William Craig, Winter 2014

SPAN 7, Transforming Public Space: Mural Art in Mexico and the US, Douglas Moody, Winter 2013

ARTH 16, LACS 48, Mexican Muralism, Mary Coffey, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Jose Clemente Orozco in the United States, 1927-1934, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, March 9-May 19, 2002; Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 8-December 15, 2002; Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico, January 25-April 13, 2003.

In Residence: Contemporary Art at Dartmouth, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 18-July 6, 2014.

Publication History

Renato Gonzalez Mello and Diane Miliotes, Jose Clemente Orozco in the United States, 1927-1934, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College (Copublished by W.W. Norton and Company), 2002, p. 295, fig. 308.

Michael R. Taylor and Gerald Auten, In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2013, ill. p. 26 , no. 3

Provenance

Artist; by descent to the Orozco Family, about 1949; purchased by the present collection, 1988.

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