Study of Serpent's Head for The Departure of Quetzalcoatl (Panel 7) for The Epic of American Civilization

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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about 1930-1934

Graphite on tracing paper

Overall: 13 1/4 x 21 in. (33.7 x 53.3 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.988.52.90

Geography/Culture

North America, Mexico

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, on reverse, lower left: authentication by Margarita Orozco; inscribed, on reverse, upper left: 1365L; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, upper right: 61.1776.12; inscribed, in ink, on reverse, upper right: 67

Provenance

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

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