Study for Anglo-America plus sketch on reverse (Panel 13) for The Epic of American Civilization

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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about 1930-1934

Graphite on paper

Sheet: 19 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. (49.5 x 41.9 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

D.988.52.131

Geography/Culture

North America, Mexico

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, lower right: 239; inscribed, on reverse, upper right: 1226; inscribed, on reverse, lower left: 18 DC DC 22, 1226, Coleccion de Clemento; inscribed, on reverse, lower right: 18 c D, 61.1780.18

Course History

ARTH 72, Mexican Muralism, Mary Coffey, Spring 2015

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

ARTH 7, Orozco, Mary Coffey, Spring 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

Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910-1950, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 20, 2016-January 8, 2017.

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.

Drawings for the Orozco Murals at Dartmouth College, Baker Library, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 29, 1980.

Orozco: Studies for the Murals at Dartmouth, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, 1962-1963; unconfirmed international itinerary, 1964-1965.

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. 174, fig. 218, listed p. 296.

Provenance

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

Old Number

61.1780.18

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