Skip to Content
Today Open today 10–11 members | 11–5 public

World's Columbian Exposition Fine Arts Museum, Chicago, Illinois, Perspective

Color drawing of a street-level view of a large Neoclassical building with rows of windows along the facade, an arched entrance, and dome.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

Image actions

  • Color drawing of a street-level view of a large Neoclassical building with rows of windows along the facade, an arched entrance, and dome.

Date:

c. 1890–1891

Artist:

John Wellborn Root
American, 1850-1891
Paul C. Lautrup, delineator
American, active 1890s

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Architecture and Design

Artist

John Wellborn Root (Architect)

Title

World's Columbian Exposition Fine Arts Museum, Chicago, Illinois, Perspective

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1885–1897

Medium

Watercolor over graphite on paper, mounted on linen

Dimensions

55.6 × 116.3 cm (21 7/8 × 45 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of John Wellborn Root, Jr.

Reference Number

1989.99.2

IIIF Manifest  The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) represents a set of open standards that enables rich access to digital media from libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions around the world.

Learn more.

https://api.artic.edu/api/v1/artworks/73845/manifest.json

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email . Information about image downloads and licensing is available here.

Share

Sign up for our enewsletter to receive updates.

Learn more

Image actions

Share