Study of a Hand (Back) for the mural Man Released from the Mechanistic to the Creative Life

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949


about 1932

Graphite and red chalk on tracing paper mounted to laid paper

Overall: 16 5/8 x 13 5/16 in. (42.2 x 33.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Benjamin Weiss



North America, Mexico


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


Signed, in graphite, lower right: J. C. Orozco

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. 157, fig. 196, listed p.293.


Benjamin Weiss; given to present collection, 1992.

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