The Epic of American Civilization: Anglo-America (Panel 13)

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949




Overall: 120 × 103 in. (304.8 × 261.6 cm)

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



Place Made: Mexico, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


On view


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

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

James Diego Vigil, From Indians to Chicanos: The dynamics of Mexican-American Culture, 2nd edition, Prospect Heights: Waveland Press, Inc., 1998, ill. p. 128

Lizzetta LeFalle-Collins and Shifra M. Goldman, In the Spirit of Resistance: African-American Modernists and the Mexican Muralist School, New York: The American Federation of Arts, 1996, ill. p. 103

Constance M. Montross, Esther L. Levine, Vistas: Voices del Mundo Hispanico, 2nd edition, Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, Inc., ill. p. 1

Jane Benson Ackerman, The Hood Museum of Art: Ten Years of Making Art at Home in the Upper Valley, Upper Valley Magazine, November/December 1995, Volume 9, No. 6, Van Etten, Inc., 1995, pp. 22-29, ill. p. 28

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

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

Carlos Fuentes, The Buried Mirror: Reflections on Spain and the New World, Boston, New York, London: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1992, ill. p. 348.

Dartmouth Remembered, Bequests & Trusts, Dartmouth College

Paul Bohannan, We, the Alien: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Prospect Heights, Illinois: Waveland Press, Inc.,1992, ill. p. 209

Patricia Harris y David Lyon, Resplandeciente: "Epopeya de la civilizacion americana", de Orozco, Americas, Volumen 42, Numero 1, 1990, ill. p.59

Patricia Harris, Art of the State of New Hampshire, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2000, 96 p., ill.

Kathleen A. Foster, Thomas Hart Benton and the Indiana Murals, Bloomington: Indiana University Art Museum in association with Indiana University Press, 2000, 200 pp., ill. p. 152.

Esther L. Levine and Constance M. Montross, Vistas y voces latinas, 3rd. ed., Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 2001, 212 pp., ill. p. 45.

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

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. 83.

Jose Clemente Orozco: Pintura y verdad, Jalisco, Mexico: Instituto Cultural Cabanas, 2010, pp.166-181, ill. p.175.

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.53; p.26, fig. 50.

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

Susan J. Boutwell, "Orozco Murals One of 13 New National Historic Landmarks" in The Dartmouth Now, 2013.

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

Barbara Haskell, Vida Americana, Mexican Muralist Remake American Art, 1925-1945, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2020, ill. pp. 36-37, fig. 17.

Warren Carter, ed., Art after Empire: From Colonialism to Globalisation, Manchester: Manchester University Press in association with the Open University, 2018, pp. 84-89, ill. p. 87, fig. 2.24.


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

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