Grand Canyon, 1921

  • George Elbert Burr, American, 1859-1939
  • George Elbert Burr, American, 1859-1939

Soft-ground etching printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 11 3/4 × 9 7/8 inches (29.8 × 25.1 cm) Sheet: 17 × 13 3/4 inches (43.2 × 34.9 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, William C. Yawkey Fund

21.82.25

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Soft-ground etching
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Canyon
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Soft-ground etching
  • United states
  • Grand canyon

Signed, in plate, lower left: (copyright mark) followed by [artist's monogram] Signed, in pencil, lower left: (copyright mark) George Elbert Burr Del- et Imp-

Watermark: HANDMADE J WHATMAN 1915 ENGLAND

Inscribed, in pencil, lower right: No 3/40 Inscribed, lower left corner: No 212

1921-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

George Elbert Burr, Grand Canyon, 1921, soft-ground etching printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, William C. Yawkey Fund, 21.82.25.