The Epic of American Civilization: Ancient Human Sacrifice (Panel 3)

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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1932-1934

Fresco

Overall: 120 x 105 in. (304.8 x 266.7 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.934.13.3

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

Margit Kern, Transkulturelle Imaginationen des Opfers in der Fruhen Neuzeit, Berlin: Deutscher Kunstverlag, Neue Grunstrabe 17, 468 pp., ill. p. 337.

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. 24, fig. 46.

Jose Clemente Orozco: Pintura y verdad, Jalisco, Mexico: Instituto Cultural Cabanas, 2010, pp.166-181, ill. p.171.

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

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

Hans Askenasy, Cannibalism from Sacrifice to Survival, Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1994, Fig. 5

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. 101

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

Provenance

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

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