Study of Quetzalcoatl and Serpents for The Departure of Quetzalcoatl (Panel 7) for The Epic of American Civilization
José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949
Graphite on tracing paper
Overall: 18 × 17 3/8 in. (45.7 × 44.1 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
Inscribed, lower right: 63; inscribed, on reverse, lower right: 61.1776.1, 1361; inscribed, in ink, on reverse: certificate of authenticity; inscribed, on reverse, lower left: 1361
ARTH 16, LACS 48, Mexican Muralism, Mary Coffey, Spring 2012
SPAN 7.2, Transforming Public Space: Mural Art in Mexico and the United States, Douglas Moody, Winter 2015
Orozco: Pintura y Verdad, Instituto Cultural Cabanas, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, March 11-July 11, 2010; Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City, Mexico, September 21-February 27, 2011.
Artist; by descent to the Orozco Family, about 1949; purchased by the present collection, 1988.
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