Jose Clemente Orozco

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Jose Clemente Orozco

1883-1949
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Born in Mexico in 1883, Jose Clemente Orozco became known as a social realist painter, specializing in murals that established the Mexican Mural Renaissance and worked along side artists such as Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros.

Clowns (“Payasos, Clown with a Ball, Payaso con una Pelota”)
aquatint, edition 80 (second edition of 75 in 1951), 1944
16 1/8 x 11 1/2 inches (paper), 10 5/8 x 8 11/16 inches (block)
Gift of Herbert Hirsh, from the Estate of Pauline Hirsh
1988.083.001