Study of Figures Kneeling for The Pre-Columbian Golden Age (Panel 6) for The Epic of American Civilization

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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1932-1934

Graphite on tracing paper

Overall: 18 5/8 x 23 3/8 in. (47.3 x 59.4 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.988.52.56

Geography/Culture

North America, Mexico

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, on reverse, lower left: 1326; inscribed, on reverse, in lower right: 61.1776.16, 22; inscribed, in ink, on reverse, lower right: certificate of authenticity

Course History

ARTH 16, LACS 48, Mexican Muralism, Mary Coffey, Spring 2012

Publication History

Mary K. Coffey, Sharon Lorenzo, Lisa Mintz Messinger, Stephen Polcari, Men of Fire, Jose Clemente Orozco and Jackson Pollock, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2012, ill. p.72

Provenance

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

Old Number

1326T

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