American Decorative Arts
Designer: Louis H. Sullivan, American, 1856–1924
Designer: Dankmar Adler, American, 1844–1900
Manufacturer: Winslow Brothers Company, American, active ca. 1885- ca. 1920

Ironwork from the Chicago Stock Exchange

ca. 1893

Cast and wrought iron, Bower-Barff finish

Overall, each panel: 83 1/4 x 30 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (211.46 x 77.47 x 6.99 cm) Overall, each grille: 82 1/2 x 18 x 5 in. (209.55 x 45.72 x 12.7 cm) Overall, each post: 84 x 4 3/4 x 2 in. (213.36 x 12.07 x 5.08 cm)
Transfer from the Yale School of Architecture
2010.129.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Architectural Elements
Geography: 
Designed in Chicago, Illinois
Status: 
On view*
Provenance: 

Chicago Stock Exchange Building; to Graham Foundation by 1960s; donated to Yale for installation in Art and Architecture building, 1963

Bibliography: 

Sarah C. Mollman, ed., Louis Sullivan in The Art Institute of Chicago: the Illustrated Catalogue of Collections, exh. cat. (New York: Garland Publishing, 1989), 63, ill.

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.