Study for Ancient Human Sacrifice (Panel 3) for The Epic of American Civilization
José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949
Charcoal on paper
Sheet: 18 1/4 × 14 3/4 in. (46.4 × 37.5 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
Signed, in charcoal, lower right; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 289; inscribed, on reverse, upper left: 23 D 18II61, 1550, DC 7; inscribed, on reverse, lower right: 61.1772.13
Drawings for the Orozco Murals at Dartmouth College, Baker Library, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 29, 1980.
Orozco: Studies for the Murals at Dartmouth, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, 1962-1963; unconfirmed international itinerary, 1964-1965.
Artist; by descent to the Orozco Family, about 1949; purchased by the present collection, 1988.
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