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ID: 500013453
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500013453

 
Record Type: Person
Sullivan, Louis H. (American architect, 1856-1924)

Note: American architect, writer and draftsman; he was the leading force of progressive architecture in Chicago at it's most formative period in the 1890s. He is known for his tall office buildings, skyscrapers, and department stores, often executed with his partner Dankmar Adler. While Sullivan embraced the new concept of industrialized architecture and steel frame construction, he covered his buildings with delicate ornament, often with organic or plant motifs. American architect.

Names:
Sullivan, Louis H. (preferred,V,index,LC)
Louis H. Sullivan (V,display)
Sullivan, Louis Henri (V)
Sullivan, Louis-Henry (V)
Louis-Henry Sullivan (V)
Sullivan, Louis. (U)
Sullivan, Henry (U)
Louis Sullivan (U)
Sullivan, Louis Henry (U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
writer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Chicago (Cook county, Illinois, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Chicago (Cook county, Illinois, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
employee was ....  Wright, Frank Lloyd  1888-1893
......................  (American architect, 1867-1959) [500020307]
partner in ....  Adler and Sullivan  formal partnership from 1883
..................  (American architectural firm, 1883-1924) [500122299]
partner of ....  Adler, Dankmar  1883-1895
..................  (American architect, 1844-1900) [500000517]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Sullivan, Louis H. (I)

Biographies:
(American architect, 1856-1924) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(American architect, 1856-1924) ..... [AVERY]
(13.IX.1856-11.IV.1924; Architect, Chicago) ..... [FDA]
(American artist, 1856-1924) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American architect, 1856-1924) ..... [AVERY]
(American architect, 1856-1924) ..... [AVERY]
(American architect, 1856-1924) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, 1856-1924) ..... [GRL]
(American artist, 1856-1924) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Louis-Henry Sullivan ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
...........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Louis H. Sullivan ........ [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Louis Sullivan ........ [MoMA Preferred]
..............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
Sullivan, Henry ........ [Grove Art]
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Sullivan, Louis. ........ [Grove Art Preferred]
..................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Sullivan, Louis H. ........ [AVERY Preferred, FDA Preferred, GRL Preferred, VP Preferred]
.....................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.....................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
.....................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50010438
.....................................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
.....................................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
Sullivan, Louis Henri ........ [BHA Preferred, FDA, Grove Art]
...........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
...........................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) Subject, 1988
Sullivan, Louis-Henry ........ [WL-Courtauld Preferred]
.............................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Sullivan, Louis Henry ........ [MoMA]
...........................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, FDA, Gallery Systems, GRL, Grove Art, MoMA, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50010438
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  LCR
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50010438
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) 4:154
....................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
....................  New Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
....................  old Burnham heading
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) Subject, 1988
....................  Withey, American Architects (1996) 583 ff.
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) "Sullivan, Louis H." accessed 1 January 2004
.......... Hitchcock, Architecture: 19th and 20th Centuries (1971)
.......... LCR
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