Study of Male Back and Arms for The Epic of American Civilization

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949



Graphite on cream paper

Overall: 20 1/4 x 15 3/4 in. (51.4 x 40 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



North America, Mexico


20th century

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Not on view


Inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 280; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower right: 61.1788.83, authentication by Margarita and Lucrecia Orozco; inscribed, in graphite and blue ink, on reverse, upper left: 1274m Dartmouth, 1275 (crossed out); inscribed, on reverse, lower left: 1274M, 1275 (crossed out), [email protected]


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

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