Serpientes (Serpents); Prophecy of Quetzalcoatl

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949



Drypoint on wove paper


Plate: 5 3/4 × 7 1/8 in. (14.6 × 18.1 cm)

Sheet: 20 1/4 × 26 3/4 in. (51.5 × 68 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Adolph Weil Jr., Class of 1935, in honor of Churchill P. Lathrop



Place Made: Mexico, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in graphite, lower left: 7/10; lower right: Edicion / Clemente Orozco

Course History

ARTH 7, Orozco, Mary Coffey, Spring 2014

ARTH 72, Mexican Muralism, Mary Coffey, Spring 2015

SPAN 7.05, Transforming Public Space: Mural Art in Mexico and the United States, Douglas Moody, Winter 2019

ARTH 40.04, LACS 30.09, Mexicanidad: Constructing and Dismantling Mexican National Identity, Mary Coffey, Winter 2019

Publication History

Timothy Rub, Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, Kelly Pask, "A Gift to the College: The Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil Jr. Collection of Master Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1998, listed, p.110, no. 224.


Adolph Weil, Jr. (1915-1995), Montgomery, Alabama; given to present collection, 1978.

Catalogue Raisonne

C. Orozco, Catalogo completo de la obra grafica de Orozco, 1970, no. 33.

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