Study for Hispano-America (Panel 14) for The Epic of American Civilization

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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about 1930-1934

Graphite on tracing paper

Sheet: 18 3/4 × 18 in. (47.6 × 45.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: 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.988.52.137

Geography

Place Made: Mexico, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Research Area

Drawing

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, on reverse, lower left: DC 24, 1414; inscribed, on reverse, lower right: 61.1781.22, 238

Course History

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

LATS 41, Representations of/from Latinos in the Media and the Arts, Douglas Moody, Spring 2012

ARTH 71, The “American Century”: Modern Art in the United States, Mary Coffey, Spring 2012

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

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

SART 15, Drawing I, Edward del Rosario, Spring 2015

SART 15, Drawing I, Edward del Rosario, Spring 2015

ARTH 40.04, LACS 30.09, Mexicanidad: Constructing and Dismantling Mexican National Identity, Mary Coffey, Winter 2019

SART 15.02, Drawing I, Jack Wilson, Spring 2019

SART 15.01, Drawing I, Jack Wilson, Spring 2019

SART 15, Drawing I, Jack Wilson, Winter 2020

Exhibition History

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

Men of Fire, Jose Clemente Orozco and Jackson Pollock, Friends-Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 7-June 17, 2012.

Orozco: Pintura y Verdad, Instituto Cultural Cabanas, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, March 11-July 11, 2010; Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City, Mexico, September 21-February 27, 2011.

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

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

Publication History

Jose Clemente Orozco: Pintura y verdad, Jalisco, Mexico: Instituto Cultural Cabanas, 2010, pp.184-185, ill. p.185

Mary K. Coffey, Sharon Lorenzo, Lisa Mintz Messinger, Stephen Polcari, Men of Fire, Jose Clemente Orozco and Jackson Pollock, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2012, ill. p.75

Provenance

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

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