The Epic of American Civilization: Modern Human Sacrifice (Panel 17)

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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1932-1934

Fresco

Overall: 120 x 130 in. (304.8 x 330.2 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.934.13.18

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

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

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. 32, fig. 59.

Margit Kern, Transkulturelle Imaginationen des Opfers in der Fruhen Neuzeit, Berlin: Deutscher Kunstverlag, Neue Grunstrabe 17, 468 pp., ill. p. 338.

Jose Clemente Orozco: Pintura y verdad, Jalisco, Mexico: Instituto Cultural Cabanas, 2010, pp.166-181, ill. p.176.

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

Desmond Rochfort, Mexican Muralists: Orozco, Rivera, Siqueiros, Singapore: Laurence King Publishing, 1993, pp.99-119, ill. p. 109

David G. Wilkins, Bernard Schultz and Katheryn M. Linduff, Art Past and Present, 6th edition, London, UK: Prentice Hall, Laurence King Publishing Ltd., 2008, 655 pp., ill. p. 546

Provenance

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

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