About This Artwork

Louis H. Sullivan
American, 1856–1924

System of Architectural Ornament, Plate 12, Values of Overlap and Overlay, 1922

Graphite on Strathmore paper
57.7 x 73.5 cm (22 3/4 x 29 in.)
signed and dated at bottom center of design, "Louis H. Sullivan fecit 6/7/'22 Chicago Illinois"

Commissioned by The Art Institute of Chicago, 1988.15.12

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Art Institute of Chicago, "Louis Henry Sullivan: from Paris to Chicago," 1995.

Publication History

Published by the Art Institute of Chicago: 1924 (1990 editions in English, French, and German)

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