Study of Large Skeleton for Gods of the Modern World (Panel 15) for The Epic of American Civilization

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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1932-1934

Graphite on tracing paper

Overall: 8 13/16 x 20 13/16 in. (22.4 x 52.8 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

Art © Estate of Jose Clemente Orozco / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

D.988.52.160

Geography/Culture

North America, Mexico

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, on reverse, lower left: 1443; inscribed, on reverse, lower right: 61.1785.5, 100

Course History

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

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

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

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

Exhibition History

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.

Publication History

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. 78.

Provenance

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

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