Additional Reading


       Inventing the Modern Artist: Art and Culture in Gilded Age America. New Haven Conn.: Yale University Press, 1996.

Auchincloss, Louis. The Vanderbilt Era: Profiles of a Gilded Age. 1st ed. New York: Collier Books, 1990.

Bailey, Colin B. Building the Frick Collection: An Introduction to the House and Its Collections. New York: Frick Collection in association with Scala, 2006.

Beard, Patricia. After the Ball: Gilded Age Secrets, Boardroom Betrayals,and the Party That Ignited the Great Wall Street Scandal of 1905. 1st ed. New York: HarperCollins, 2003.

Blanchard, Mary Warner. Oscar Wilde’s America: Counterculture in the Gilded Age. New Haven [Conn.]: Yale University Press, 1998.

Brignano, Mary. A Museum of the Gilded Age: Frick Art & Historical Center. 2nd ed. Pittsburgh: Frick Art & Historical Center, 2009.

Brown, Joshua. Beyond the Lines: Pictorial Reporting, Everyday Life, and the Crisis of Gilded Age America. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002.

Burns, Sarah. American Art to 1900: A Documentary History. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009. 

Cheek, Richard. Newport Mansions: The Gilded Age. Little Compton, R.I: Foremost Publishers, 1982.

Craven, Wayne. Gilded Mansions: Grand Architecture and High Society. 1st ed. New York: W.W. Norton & Co, 2009.

Doell, M. Christine Klim. Gardens of the Gilded Age: Nineteenth-Century Gardens and Homegrounds of New York State. 1st ed. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1986. 

Dwight, Eleanor. The Gilded Age: Edith Wharton and Her Contemporaries. New York, NY: Universe, 1995.

Glubok, Shirley. The Art of America in the Gilded Age. New York: Macmillan, 1974.

Gregory, Alexis. Families of Fortune: Life in the Gilded Age. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1993.

Griffin, Randall C. Homer, Eakins, and Anshutz: The Search for American Identity in the Gilded Age. University Park, Pa: Pennsylvania State University, 2004.

Kaplan, Justin. When the Astors Owned New York: Blue Bloods and Grand Hotels in a Gilded Age. New York: Viking, 2006. 

King, Greg. A Season of Splendor: The Court of Mrs. Astor in Gilded Age New York. Hoboken, N.J: John Wiley & Sons, 2009.

Kotynek, Roy. American Cultural Rebels: Avant-Garde and Bohemian Artists, Writers and Musicians from the 1850s Through the 1960s. Jefferson, N.C: McFarland & Co, 2008.

Lewis, Arnold, James Turner, and Steven McQuillin. The Opulent Interiors of the Gilded Age: All 203 Photographs from “Artistic Houses”: With New Text. New York: Dover, 1987.

New York State Historical Association. The Empire State: A History of New York. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2001.

Patterson, Jerry E. The First Four Hundred: Mrs. Astor’s New York in the Gilded Age. New York: Rizzoli, 2000.

Patterson, Jerry E, and Museum of the City of New York. The City of New York: A History Illustrated from the Collections of the Museum of the City of New York. New York: H. N. Abrams, 1978.

Platt, Frederick. America’s Gilded Age: Its Architecture and Decoration. South Brunswick: A. S. Barnes, 1976. 

Saltzman, Cynthia. Old Masters, New World : America's Raid on Europe's Great Pictures, 1880-World War I. New York: Viking, 2008.

Schwain, Kristin. Signs of Grace: Religion and American Art in the Gilded Age. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2008.

Stansell, Christine. American Moderns: Bohemian New York and the Creation of a New Century. 1st ed. New York: Metropolitan Books, 2000.

Stern, Robert A. M. New York 1880: Architecture and Urbanism in the Gilded Age. New York, N.Y: Monacelli Press, 1999. 

Weisberg, Gabriel P, Frick Art & Historical Center, and Frick Art Museum (Pittsburgh, Pa.). Collecting in the Gilded Age: Art Patronage in Pittsburgh, 1890-1910. Pittsburgh: Frick Art & Historical Center, 1997.