Study for Ancient Human Sacrifice (Panel 3) for The Epic of American Civilization

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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about 1930-1934

Charcoal on paper

Sheet: 18 1/4 x 14 3/4 in. (46.4 x 37.5 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

D.988.52.29

Geography/Culture

North America, Mexico

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

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

Exhibition History

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.

Provenance

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

Old Number

61.1772.13

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