Study of a hand for The Epic of American Civilization

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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1932-1934

Gouache on cream paper

Overall: 19 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. (49.5 x 24.8 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.988.52.268

Geography/Culture

North America, Mexico

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 245; inscribed, in blue ink, on reverse, lower right: authentication by Margarita Orozco; inscribed, in graphite, onn reverse, lower left: 1595m (m is in blue ink), 1596 (crossed out)

Course History

ARTH 72, Mexican Muralism, Mary Coffey, Spring 2015

ARTH 7, Orozco, Mary Coffey, Spring 2014

Provenance

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

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