Orozco, José Clemente, 1883-1949
- Existence: 1883 - 1949
Jose Clemente Orozco was a Mexican caricaturist and painter, who specialized in political murals. He was also a genre painter and lithographer. Between 1922 and 1948, Orozco painted murals in Mexico City, Orizaba, Claremont, California, New York City, Hanover, New Hampshire, Guadalajara, Jalisco, and Jiquilpan, Michoacán. Orozco painted his fresco The Epic of American Civilization in the lower level of Dartmouth College's Baker Memorial Library. He died on Sepetember 7, 1949.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss 948327
Overview Writes to Mr. Richards that his painting for the Normal School is partly completed and that he also painted a panel in the Museum of History in Chapultepec.
Identifier: Mss 946605
Overview Orozco writes that he'll soon go back to mural work and that he is working on the ex-church of Jesus.
Identifier: Mss 945676
Overview Orozco thanks Richards for his present and notes that due to poor health he has not been painting very much.
Identifier: Mss 945669
Overview Orozco writes for the address of Gabrielle Bachsty and wishes Irving Richards well.