Art favorites: Dragonfly lamp

These days Tiffany is known for its jewelry, but I associate Tiffany with works of art made of stained glass, especially lamps.

The dragonfly lamp is one that I visit whenever I am at the Art Institute. I love the colors and the dragonflies. Their gossamer wings look so delicate, and their eyes glow.

Hanging Head Dragonfly Shade on Mosaic and Turtleback Base
Clara Pierce Wolcott Driscoll, design attribution
American, 1861-1944
Made by Tiffany Studios, by 1906
Art Institute of Chicago


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