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

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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1932-1934

Charcoal on cream paper

Overall: 18 1/4 x 14 1/2 in. (46.3 x 36.9 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.988.52.32

Geography/Culture

North America, Mexico

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in charcoal, lower left: J. C. Orozco; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 294; inscribed, on reverse (taped to mat, inscriptions incomplete); inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 61.1772.15

Exhibition History

Jose Clemente Orozco in the United States, 1927-1934, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, March 9-May 19, 2002; Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 8-December 15, 2002; Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico, January 25-April 13, 2003.

Publication History

Renato Gonzalez Mello and Diane Miliotes, Jose Clemente Orozco in the United States, 1927-1934, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College (Copublished by W.W. Norton and Company), 2002, p. 294, fig. 306.

Provenance

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

Old Number

1556

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