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System of Architectural Ornament, Plate 2, Manipulation of the Organic

A series of drawings on one page indicating the process for sketching organic leaf forms, featuring fours rows of examples in varying degrees of complexity.

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  • A series of drawings on one page indicating the process for sketching organic leaf forms, featuring fours rows of examples in varying degrees of complexity.

Date:

1922

Artist:

Louis H. Sullivan
American, 1856–1924

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Architecture and Design

Artist

Louis H. Sullivan (Architect)

Title

System of Architectural Ornament, Plate 2, Manipulation of the Organic

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

1922

Medium

Graphite on Strathmore paper

Inscriptions

initialed and dated at bottom center of design, "LHS 1922"

Dimensions

57.7 × 73.5 cm (22 3/4 × 29 in.)

Credit Line

Commissioned by The Art Institute of Chicago

Reference Number

1988.15.2

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