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 College: Gift of Adolph Weil Jr., Class of 1935, in honor of Churchill P. Lathrop



North America, Mexico


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


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

Course History

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

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

ARTH 72, Mexican Muralism, Mary Coffey, Spring 2015

ARTH 7, Orozco, Mary Coffey, Spring 2014

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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