Study of Torso and Arm for The Epic of American Civilization

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949


about 1930-1934

Chalk on cream paper

Overall: 16 1/8 x 14 7/16 in. (41 x 36.7 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

Object Name




Not on view


Signed, in black chalk, lower right: J. C. Orozco; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 297; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, upper left: 11D 18II 61; inscribed, in ink, lower: 1568L; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower right: 61.1788.46


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

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