The Epic of American Civilization: The Pre-Columbian Golden Age (Panel 6)

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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1932-1934

Fresco

Overall: 120 × 175 in. (304.8 × 444.5 cm)

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

P.934.13.6

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

Course History

Manton Foundation Annual Orozco Lecture: Jose Clemente Orozco and the Epic of ‘Greater America‘, Spring 2019

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.

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

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, page 22, figure 42.

Mary Ann Caws, chief editor; Christoper Prendergast, editor, HarperCollins World Reader, New York, NY: HarperCollinsCollegePublishers, c1994, ill.

Marina Harrison & Lucy D. Rosenfeld, Art on Site: Country Artwalks from Main to Maryland, New York: Michael Kesend Publishing, Ltd., 1994, pp. 238-241, ill. p. 240

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

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

Elizabeth L. Langhorne, Jackson Pollock: Kunst als Sinnsuche: Abstraktion, All-Over, Action Painting, Wallerstein: Hawel-Verlag, 2013, 468 pp., ill. p. 40.

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

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.

Provenance

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

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