Lot 29
  • 29

Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan

7,000 - 9,000 USD
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  • Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan
  • Stenciled Frieze from the Chicago Stock Exchange, 30 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois
  • oil on canvas with modern frame (not illustrated)
  • 21 x 65 1/2 inches


Lunn Ltd., New York, 1988
Acquired from the above by the present owner


Robert Judson Clark, ed., The Arts and Crafts Movement in America 1876-1916, Princeton, NJ, 1972, p. 60
John Vinci, The Art Institute of Chicago:  The Stock Exchange Trading Room, Chicago, 1977, pp. 38, 47, 54 and 57
Wim de Wit, ed., Louis Sullivan:  The Function of Ornament, Chicago, 1986, p. 64
Sarah C. Mollman, ed., Louis Sullivan in the Art Institute of Chicago:  The Illustrated Catalogue of Collections, New York, 1989, p. 161 (for the trading room reconstructed at the Art Institute) and p. 163
John Vinci, The Trading Room: Louis Sullivan and the Chicago Stock Exchange, Chicago, 1989, p. 46
Hans Frei, Louis Henry Sullivan, Zurich, 1992, p. 111
Mario Manieri Elia, Louis Henry Sullivan, 1856-1924, New York, 1996, pp. 102-103 (for the original trading room)
Judith A. Barter, Apostles of Beauty: Arts and Crafts from Britian to Chicago, Chicago, 2009, p. 169