Rheims Cathedral, South Transept, ca. 1917

  • Louis Orr, American, 1879-1966

Etching in ink on wove paper

  • Framed: Plate: 24 1/4 × 14 3/4 inches (61.6 × 37.5 cm) Sheet: 25 1/2 × 17 3/4 inches (64.8 × 45.1 cm)

Gift of the American National Red Cross

20.30

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Interior
  • Damage
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Windows
  • Cathedral
  • Etching
  • Gothic arches
  • Reims

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in pencil, lower right: Louis Orr

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: [copyright mark] Printed by the Artist, at Paris, for The American Red Cross Association Inscribed, lower center: RHEIMS CATHEDRAL SOUTH TRANSEPT

Provenance

the artist, Louis Orr [1879-1966] through (American National Red Cross); 1920-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Eglington, Guy C. "The etchings of Louis Orr," The Print Connoisseur, vol. 2 (1921-22): p. 84.

Rights Status

Louis Orr, Rheims Cathedral, South Transept, ca. 1917, etching in ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the American National Red Cross, 20.30.