Study for The Departure of Quetzalcoatl (Panel 7) for The Epic of American Civilization

José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883 - 1949

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1932-1934

Gouache on paper

Overall: 19 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. (48.9 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.988.52.80

Geography/Culture

North America, Mexico

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, lower right: 246; inscribed, on reverse, lower right: 61.1776.23; inscribed, on reverse, lower center: 3; inscribed, on reverse, upper left: 1587 (crossed out), 1586

Course History

ARTH 72, Mexican Muralism, Mary Coffey, Spring 2015

ARTH 7, Orozco, Mary Coffey, Spring 2014

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

Exhibition History

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

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. 96, fig. 102, listed p. 294.

Provenance

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

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