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J. Craig Annan 
A Venetian Requiem 
[Venice and Lombardy: A Series of Original Photogravures] 
1894 
  
Photogravure 
11.7 x 9 cm (image) 13.2 x 9.2 cm (paper) 
  
Art Institute of Chicago 
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949.663 
  
 
LL/68038 
  
Curatorial description (accessed: 27 July 2016)
In 1896 J. Craig Annan published a luxurious portfolio of prints, Venice and Lombardy: A Series of Original Photogravures, that collected views from his travels to Italy. Six of the works by Annan in the Art Institute’s Stieglitz Collection, among them A Venetian Requiem, were included. In these works Annan expertly combined photographic detail with the smears and smudges of the ink used in the photogravure printing process. 
 

 
  
 
  
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