• Recto of print
  • A photogravure reproduction of this work in Camera Work

James Craig Annan (Scottish, 1864–1946)

A Lombardy Pastoral, 1894

Photogravure; 4.8 x 14.2 cm (image); 5.2 x 14.4 cm (paper)
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949.667


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 Lombardy Pastoral, 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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