The Epic of American Civilization: Cortez and the Cross (Panel 11)

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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1932-1934

Fresco

Overall: 120 x 74 in. (304.8 x 188 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Commissioned by the Trustees of Dartmouth College

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SOMAAP, Mexico City

P.934.13.13

Geography/Culture

North America, Mexico

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

On view

Inscription

Signed, east wall (Panel 11): J. C. Orozco / Febrero 13, 1934

Exhibition History

Public Art, Reserve Corridor, Baker-Berry Library, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1934.

Publication History

Michael R. Taylor and Gerald Auten, In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2013, ill. p. 14, fig. 21

Elizabeth L. Langhorne, Jackson Pollock: Kunst als Sinnsuche: Abstraktion, All-Over, Action Painting, Wallerstein: Hawel-Verlag, 2013, 468 pp., ill. p. 41.

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.52; p. 23, fig.44.

Jose Clemente Orozco: Pintura y verdad, Jalisco, Mexico: Instituto Cultural Cabanas, 2010, pp.166-181, ill. p.173.

David McCarthy, Art Journal, Volume 69, Number 3, New York, NY: College Art Association, 2010, ill. p. 29.

Mary Cooper, New England as America: Jose Clemente Orozco's Anglo-America, The Collegiate Journal of Art, Spring 2008, Volume IV, 2008, pp. 82-96, ill. p. 84.

Jacquelynn Baas, Orozco: Violent Visions in a Silent Space, Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies, Spring 2008: University of California, Berkeley: Berkeley Center for Latin American Studies, 73 pp., ill. p. 35.

Editorial Clio, Orozco segun Orozco, (Video-in Spanish), Delagacion Coyoacan, Mexico: Editorial Clio, 1998, approx. 43 minutes.

Video series "Myths of Mankind", The Netherlands: Netherlands Public Television (AVRO), 1997.

Katharine Baetjer, Lisa Mintz Messinger, Nan Rosenthal, The Jackson Pollock Sketchbooks in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1997, ill. p. 79

David G. Winter, Personality: Analysis and Interpretation of Lives, New York: McGraw-Hill, c1996, 1 v. (various pagings), ill.

series Mexican Art Abroad, Mexico: Grupo Azabache, September 1994.

Master Works of Mexican Art in the World, Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Institute Matias Romero for Diplomatic Studies, 1993

Desmond Rochfort, Mexican Muralists: Orozco, Rivera, Siqueiros, Singapore: Laurence King Publishing, 1993, pp.99-119, ill. p. 106

William H. Forbes, The Makers of Mexico, Worldwise, Hanover, N.H.: South-North News Service, 1992

Michael Leja, New York School Painting and U.S. Culture in the 1940's, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1992-93

Columbus: Discovery, Encounter and Beyond, Los Angeles: Synapse Technologies, 1992 video/computer software, education use only

Provenance

Commissioned by the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1932.

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