Frank Lloyd Wright collection of Louis Henry Sullivan drawings, circa 1873-1910, (bulk circa 1883-1895).

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Frank Lloyd Wright collection of Louis Henry Sullivan drawings, circa 1873-1910, (bulk circa 1883-1895).

The bulk of the architectural drawings date from the period, circa 1883-1910, when Sullivan was a partner with Dankmar Adler in the architectural firm Adler and Sullivan. Projects represented include remodeling of McVickar's Theater, Chicago, 1883-1884 and 1890-1891; Auditorium Building, Chicago, 1888-1890; Transportation Building, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1891-1892; Chicago Stock Exchange building, 1894; St. Nicholas Hotel, St. Louis, 1894; Guaranty Building, Buffalo, 1895; remodeling of the Taylor Building, Chicago, 1894; National Farmers Bank, Owatonna, Minn., 1907; miscellaneous buildings; fresco designs; ornamental studies and designs; cover designs for magazines; miscellaneous designs; and figure studies. Drawings, 1873-1876, done by Sullivan while at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris; manuscripts of Sullivan's KINDERGARTEN CHATS, and DEMOCRACY: A MAN-SEARCH; drawings attributed to other architects, including Sullivan's assistant, George G. Elmslie; and miscellaneous drawings, are also included. Some drawings are annotated by Wright.

approx. 125 drawings.

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Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959

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Architect, designer; Illinois, Wisconsin and Arizona. From the description of Frank Lloyd Wright textile design studies, [ca. 1955]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86122971 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) was an American Architect internationally recognized for his distinctive Prairie Style houses, innovative building design, Taliesin school and fellowships, and philosophy of "organic architecture." From the guide to the Frank Lloyd Wright Miscel...

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Adler, Dankmar, 1844-1900

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Sullivan, Louis H., 1856-1924

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Architect. From the description of Louis H. Sullivan photographs and drawings, circa 1868-1924. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 505720020 From the description of Frank Lloyd Wright collection of Louis Henry Sullivan drawings, circa 1873-1910, (bulk circa 1883-1895). (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122632888 American architect, born Sept. 3, 1856 in Boston, Massachusetts. He studied architecture un...

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