The Epic of American Civilization: The Pre-Columbian Golden Age (Panel 6)
José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949
Overall: 120 × 175 in. (304.8 × 444.5 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Commissioned by the Trustees of Dartmouth College
Place Made: Mexico, North America
Signed, east wall (Panel 11): J. C. Orozco / Febrero 13, 1934
Public Art, Reserve Corridor, Baker-Berry Library, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1934.
Mary Ann Caws, chief editor; Christoper Prendergast, editor, HarperCollins World Reader, New York, NY: HarperCollinsCollegePublishers, c1994, ill.
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Video series "Myths of Mankind", The Netherlands: Netherlands Public Television (AVRO), 1997.
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Master Works of Mexican Art in the World, Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Institute Matias Romero for Diplomatic Studies, 1993
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Jose Clemente Orozco: Pintura y verdad, Jalisco, Mexico: Instituto Cultural Cabanas, 2010, pp.166-181, ill. p.171.
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, page 22, figure 42.
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Barbara Haskell, Vida Americana, Mexican Muralist Remake American Art, 1925-1945, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2020, ill. pp. 176-177, fig. 5.
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. 86, fig. 2.23
Commissioned by the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1932.
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