From Life: Early Works by Florine Stettheimer

an online exhibition in collaboration with Columbia University Libraries

Selected Bibliography

Unpublished sources

Florine Stettheimer papers, 1920-1940. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

Florine and Ettie Stettheimer papers. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Yale University.

Books and monographs

Allmer, Patricia, and John Sears, ed. 4 Saints in 3 Acts. A Snapshot of the American Avant-garde in the 1930. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017.

The Artist Project. What Artists See When They Look at Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2017.

Bajac, Quentin, et al, MoMA Now. 375 Works From The Museum of Modern Art, New York. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2019.

Bargue, Charles. Charles Bargue Drawing Course, with the Collaboration of Jean-Léon Gérôme. Paris: ACR Edition, 2003.

Baskind, Samantha. Encyclopedia of Jewish American Artists. Westport: Greenwood Press, 2007.

Bloemink, Barbara. The Life and Art of Florine Stettheimer. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1995.

Brown, Judith. Glamour in Six Dimensions. Modernism and the Radiance of Form. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2009.

Danto, Arthur. The Madonna of the Future. Essays in a Pluralistic Art World. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000.

Frederickson, Kristen, and Sarah Webb, ed. Singular Women. Writing the Artist. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003.

Gammel, Irene, and Suzanne Zelazo. Florine Stettheimer. New Directions in Multimodal Modernism. Toronto: Book*hug Press, 2019.

Gammel, Irene, and Suzanne Zelazo, ed. Crystal Flowers. Poems and a Libretto. Toronto: Book*hug, 2015.

Kuhl, Nancy. Intimate Circles: American Women in the Arts. New Haven: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, 2003.

McBride, Henry. Florine Stettheimer. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1946.

Parker, Tyler. Florine Stettheimer. A Life in Art. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Company, 1963.

Sawelson-Gorse, Naomi. Women in Dada. Essays on Sex, Gender, and Identity. Cambridge, Mass: The MIT Press, 1998.

Tessler, Nira. Flowers and Towers: Politics of Identity in the Art of the American ‘New Woman’.

Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015.

Van Vechten, Carl. Parties. Scenes from Contemporary New York Life. New York: Knopf, 1930.

¾. The Splendid Drunken Twenties: Selections from the Daybooks, 1922-30. Ed. Bruce Kellner. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2003.

Voss, Ursula. Die Puppen von New York. Der Salon der Familie Stettheimer. Berlin: Parthas, 2014.

Exhibition catalogues

Althaus, Karin et al, Florine Stettheimer. Munich: Lenbachhaus and Hirmer, 2014.

Bloemink, Barbara. Friends and Family. Portraiture in the World of Florine Stettheimer. Katonah, NY: Katonah Museum of Art, 1993.

Brown, Stephen, and Georgiana Uhlyarik. Florine Stettheimer. Painting Poetry. New York: The Jewish Museum, 2017.

Florine Stettheimer. An Exhibition of Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings. New York: Columbia University, 1973.

McBride, Henry. Florine Stettheimer. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1946.

Meade, Fionn. Question the Wall Itself. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2017.

Roberts, Ellen. O’Keefe, Stettheimer, Torr, Zorac. Women Modernists in New York. West Palm Beach, Florida: Norton Museum of Art, 2016.

Sussman, Elisabeth. Florine Stettheimer: Still Lifes, Portraits and Pageants, 1910 to 1942. Boston: The Institute of Contemporary Art, 1980.

¾, and Barbara Bloemink, Florine Stettheimer. Manhattan Fantastica. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1995.


Bloemink, Barbara. “Florine Stettheimer. Feminist Provocateur.” Hyperallergic (October 15, 2016).

Gammel, Irene, and Suzanne Zelazo. “Wrapped in Cellophane: Florine Stettheimer’s Visual Poetics.” Women’s Art Journal 32, no. 2 (Fall-Winter 2011): 14-21.

Graves, Donna. “‘In Spite of Alien Temperature and Alien Insistence’: Emily Dickinson and Florine Stettheimer.” Women’s Art Journal 3, no. 2 (Autumn 1982-Winter 1983): 21-27.

Nochlin, Linda. “Florine Stettheimer: Rococo Subversive.” Art in America 68 (September 1980): 64-83.

Rich, Alexander H. “Rediscovering Florine Stettheimer (Again): The Strange Presence and Absence of a New York Art World Mainstay.” Women’s Art Journal 32, no. 2 (Fall-Winter 2011): 22-29.

Tatham, David. “Florine Stettheimer at Lake Placid, 1919: Modernism in the Adirondacks.” The American Art Journal 31, no. 1/2 (2000): 4-31.

Cécile Whiting. “Decorating with Stettheimer and the Boys.” American Art 14 (Spring 2000): 24-49.