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

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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about 1930-1934

Graphite, charcoal on tracing paper

Overall: 18 3/4 x 21 in. (47.6 x 53.3 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.988.52.114

Geography/Culture

North America, Mexico

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in charcoal, top margin: 19 3/4; inscribed, in graphite: 13 (circled); inscribed, on reverse, lower left: authentication by Margarita V. de Orozco, 1374M, 61.1778.3; inscribed, in ink, on reverse, lower left: 75

Course History

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

Provenance

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

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