Clara and Mr. Tiffany

Bibliography of Works Consulted

Books about Louis Comfort Tiffany and Tiffany Studios

Bing, Siegfried. Grafton Galleries Exhibition of L'art Nouveau. London, 1899.

Blades, John M. and John Loring. Tiffany at the World's Columbia Exposition. Palm Beach, FL: Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, 2006.

Burlingham, Michael John, The Last Tiffany: A Biography of Dorothy Tiffany Burlingham. New York: Athenaeum,1989.

Couldrey, Vivienne. The Art of Louis Comfort Tiffany. Edison, NJ: The Wellfleet Press, 1996.

de Kay, Charles. The Art Work of Louis Comfort Tiffany. New York: Doubleday, Page & Co. 1914.

Doros, Paul E. The Tiffany Collection of the Chrysler Museum at Norfolk. Norfolk, VA: Chrysler Museum of Art, 1977.

Duncan, Alastair. Louis Comfort Tiffany. New York: Harry Abrams and National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1992.

Duncan, Alastair, Martin Eidelberg, and Neil Harris. Masterworks of Louis Comfort Tiffany. NY: Harry Abrams, 1989.

Duncan, Alastair. Tiffany Lamps and Metalware. Woodbridge: Antique Collector's Club, c2007.

Duncan, Alastair. Tiffany Windows. London: Thames and Hudson, 1980.

Eidelberg, Martin. The Lamps of Louis Comfort Tiffany. Vendome Press, 2005. (One of my major sources.)

Eidelberg, Martin. Tiffany Favrile Glass and the Quest of Beauty. New York: Lillian Nassau Gallery, 2007.

Eidelberg, Martin and Nancy McClelland. Behind the Scenes of Tiffany Glassmaking: The Nash Notebooks, including "Tiffany Favrile Glass" by Leslie Hayden Nash. New York: St. Martin's Press in association with Christie's Fine Arts Auctioneers, 2001.

Eidelberg, Martin, Nina Gray and Margaret K. Hofer. A New Light on Tiffany: Clara Driscoll and the Tiffany Girls. New York Historical Society, 2007. (My primary source.)

Feldstein, William and Duncan, Alastair. The Lamps of Tiffany Studios. New York, Harry Abrams, 1982.

Frelinghuysen, Alice Cooney. Louis Comfort Tiffany and Laurelton Hall: An Artist's Country Estate. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, and New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.

Frelinghuysen, Alice Cooney. Louis Comfort Tiffany at the Metropolitan Museum. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1998).

Gray, Nina. Tiffany by Design: An In-Depth Look at Tiffany Lamps: A Schiffer Book for Designers and Collectors. Atglen, PA: Schiffer, 2006.

Koch, Robert. Louis C. Tiffany's Glass, Bronzes, Lamps: A Complete Collector's Guide. New York: Crown, 1971. (Contains 1906 pricelist.)

Koch, Robert. Louis Comfort Tiffany, Rebel in Glass. 1964; 3rd edition 1982.

Koch, Robert. Tiffany's Art Glass. New York: Crown Publishers, 1977.

Loring, John. Louis Comfort Tiffany at Tiffany & Co. New York: Harry Abrams, 2002.

McKean, Hugh F. Louis Comfort Tiffany as I Remember Him. Winter Park, FL: Rollins Press, 1977.

Neustadt, Egon. The Lamps of Tiffany. New York: Fairfield Press & Neustadt Museum of Art, 1970.

Speenberg, Gertrude. The Arts of the Tiffanys. Chicago, 1956.

Tiffany, Louis Comfort Scrapbook, 1902-18. Henry Platt, New York. Microfilm reel 4022, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Warmus, William. Louis Comfort Tiffany. New York: Harry Abrams, 2001. (Mentions Clara Driscoll as "key designer for the company.")


Boston Advertiser, "Women Window Makers," October 4, 1902.

Dorr, Rheta Child, "Making Glass Mosaics," New York Evening Post, January 6, 1904. (Commentary on the Lead Glaziers and Glass Cutters' Union strike against the women.)

Eidelberg, Martin. "S. Bing and LC Tiffany: Entrepreneurs of Style," Nineteenth Century Art Worldwide 5, Summer 2005.

Feld, Stuart P. "Nature in Her Most Seductive Aspects: Louis Comfort Tiffany's Favrile Glass," Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 21 (Nov. 1962), 101-112.

Gray, Nina. "Decoration in the Gilded Age: The Frederick W. Vanderbilt Mansion, Hyde Park, New York," in Studies in the Decorative Arts, Fall-Winter, 2002-2003, p. 98-141.

Kastner, Jeffrey. "Clara Driscoll, One of the Guiding Lights behind Tiffany's Success," International Herald Tribune, Feb. 26, 2007.

Kastner, Jeffrey. "Out of Tiffany's Shadow, a Woman of Light," New York Times, Feb. 25, 2007.

King, Polly. "Women Workers in Glass at Tiffany Studios," Art Interchange 33 (Oct. 1894) 86-88.

New York Daily News, "Women Who Make $10,000 a Year or More," April 17, 1904.

New York Times, Dec. 28, 1892. Strike by Lead Glaziers and Glass Cutters' Union, city-wide, for higher wages and shorter hours.

Tiffany, Louis C. "Color and its Kinship to Sound," The Art World 2 (1917), p. 142-3.

Tiffany, Louis C. "The Gospel of Good Taste," Country Life in America. November, 1910.

Tiffany, Louis C. "The Quest of Beauty," Harper's Bazaar (Dec. 1917), 43-44.


Boyd, James Penny. The Paris Exposition of 1900: A Vivid Descriptive View and Elaborate Scenic Presentation of the Site, Plan, and Exhibits. Philadelphia: Ziegler, 1900.

Burg, David. Chicago's White City of 1893. Lexington: University of Kentucky, 1976.

New York

Burns, Ric. New York: An Illustrated History. NY: Knopf, 1990.

Gamber, Wendy. The Boardinghouses in Nineteenth Century America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.

Garmey, Stephen. Gramercy Park: An Illustrated History of a New York Neighborhood. Balsam Press, Inc. Rutledge Books, 1984.

Humphreys, Mary Gay, "The New York Working Girl," Scribner's, vol. 20 (Oct. 1896).

Humphreys, Mary Gay, "Women Bachelors in New York." Scribner's, vol. 20 (Oct. 1896)

Klein, Carole. Gramercy Park: An American Bloomsbury. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987.

Lyman, Susan. The Story of New York, an Informal History of the City. New York: Crown Publishers, 1964.

Mushabac, Jane and Angela Wigan. A Short and Remarkable History of New York City. New York: Fordham University Press, 1999.

Riis, Jacob. How the Other Half Lives. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890.

Stansell, Christine. American Moderns: Bohemian New York and the Creation of the New Century. New York: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt & Co., 2000.

Willard, Frances. A Wheel within a Wheel: How I Learned to Ride the Bicycle. 1895.

Homosexuality in the Arts

Dyer, Richard. The Culture of Queers. London, New York: Routledge, 2002.

Dynes, Wayne and Stephen Donaldson. Homosexuality and Homosexuals in the Arts. New York: Routledge, 1992.

Saslow, James. Pictures and Passions: A History of Homosexuality in the Visual Arts. New York: Viking, 1999.

Robb, Graham. Strangers: Homosexual Love in the 19th Century. London: Picador, 2003.