Composition study for Migration (Panel 1) for The Epic of American Civilization

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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about 1930-1934

Ink on paper

Overall: 19 7/8 x 15 3/8 in. (50.5 x 39.1 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.988.52.14

Geography/Culture

North America, Mexico

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Calculations along right edge; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 257; inscribed, in pen and graphite, on reverse, lower right: 1574; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 61.1771.14; inscribed, in ink, lower left: 1574

Course History

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

ARTH 71, The “American Century”: Modern Art in the United States, Mary Coffey, Spring 2012

LATS 41, Representations of/from Latinos in the Media and the Arts, Douglas Moody, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Men of Fire, Jose Clemente Orozco and Jackson Pollock, Friends-Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 7-June 17, 2012.

Jose Clemente Orozco in the United States, 1927-1934, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, March 9-May 19, 2002; Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 8-December 15, 2002; Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, January 25-April 13, 2003.

Publication History

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.66

Renato Gonzalez Mello and Diane Miliotes, Jose Clemente Orozco in the United States, 1927-1934, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College (Copublished by W.W. Norton and Company), 2002, p. 89, fig. 85, listed p.294.

Provenance

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

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