Study for Cortez on the Cross (Panel 13) for The Epic of American Civilization.

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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about 1930-1934

Graphite on tracing paper

Overall: 18 3/4 x 14 13/16 in. (47.6 x 37.6 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.988.52.116

Geography/Culture

North America, Mexico

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, on reverse, lower right: authentication by Margarita V. de Orozco; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower left: 1367; inscribed, in blue ink, on reverse lower left: L; inscribed, in black ink, on reverse: 79

Course History

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

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, William Craig, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

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

Michael R. Taylor and Gerald Auten, In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2013, ill. p. 27, no. 5

Provenance

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

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