TODAY’S BIRTHDAY: Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848)

Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848)

Tiffany was an American artist and designer best known for his work in stained glass. He studied painting with George Inness and later established an interior-decorating firm that came to be known as Tiffany Studios. The firm specialized in favrile glass work, characterized by iridescent colors and natural forms in the Art Nouveau style. After 1900, Tiffany’s firm ventured into jewelry, pottery, and lamps, which became enormously popular in the 1960s and were widely imitated. Who was his father? More… Discuss

 

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2 responses to “TODAY’S BIRTHDAY: Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848)

  1. Love some stained glass. Mommy has the front room decorated in tiffany. I love the way the light shines through the front door where there is a pane of tiffany. Beautiful. XOXo – Bacon

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