Study for The Machine (Panel 12) for The Epic of American Civilization

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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about 1930-1934

Gouache on paper

Sheet: 20 x 17 1/4 in. (50.8 x 43.815 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through gifts from Kirsten and Peter Bedford, Class of 1989P; Jane and Raphael Bernstein; Walter Burke, Class of 1944; Mr. and Mrs. Richard D. Lombard, Class of 1953; Nathan Pearson, Class of 1932; David V. Picker, Class of 1953; Rodman C. Rockefeller, Class of 1954; Kenneth Roman Jr., Class of 1952 and Adolph Weil Jr., Class of 1935

W.988.52.120

Geography/Culture

North America, Mexico

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, measurements in various places, lower right: 240; inscribed, on reverse, upper right: 1592, 1593 (crossed out), DC 21; inscribed, on reverse, lower right: 34, 61.1779.4

Course History

ARTH 16, LACS 48, Mexican Muralism, Mary Coffey, Spring 2012

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Marlene Heck, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

Orozco: Pintura y Verdad, Instituto Cultural Cabanas, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, March 11-July 11, 2010; Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City, Mexico, September 21-February 27, 2011.

Drawings for the Orozco Murals at Dartmouth College, Baker Library, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 29, 1980.

Orozco: Studies for the Murals at Dartmouth, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, New York, 1962-1963; unconfirmed international itinerary, 1964-1965.

Publication History

Jose Clemente Orozco: Pintura y verdad, Jalisco, Mexico: Instituto Cultural Cabanas, 2010, ill. p. 186.

Provenance

Artist; by descent to the Orozco Family, about 1949; purchased by the present collection, 1988.

Old Number

61.1779.4

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