Study of Kneeling Figure for Cortez and the Cross (Panel 11) for The Epic of American Civilization

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949


about 1930-1934

Graphite on tracing paper

Overall: 16 1/2 × 13 3/4 in. (41.9 × 34.9 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



North America, Mexico


20th century

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Not on view


Inscribed, on reverse, lower right: 61.1778.15; inscribed, on reverse, lower left: 1383

Course History

SART 22, Figure Drawing, Jerry Auten, Winter 2020

SART 15.02, Drawing I, Lucy Mink Covello, Winter 2020

Exhibition History

Drawing from the Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, SArt 15, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 9-October 22, 2000.


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

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