Study of Decorative Motif 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: 9 3/16 x 12 11/16 in. (23.4 x 32.3 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.988.52.71

Geography/Culture

North America, Mexico

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in graphite, measurements: 15, 4', 13 14", 13" 39" 15"; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower right: 1345, 61.1775.10; inscribed, in ink, on reverse, upper right: 159

Course History

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

Provenance

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

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