Study for Modern Human Sacrifice (Panel 17) for The Epic of American Civilization
José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949
Graphite on tracing paper
Overall: 11 5/8 × 18 11/16 in. (29.6 × 47.4 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
Place Made: Mexico, North America
Not on view
Inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower left: 1459, 61.1783.5; inscribed, in ink, on reverse: 27
Artist; by descent to the Orozco Family, about 1949; purchased by the present collection, 1988.
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