Louis Comfort Tiffany


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Noun1.Louis Comfort Tiffany - United States artist who developed Tiffany glass (1848-1933)Louis Comfort Tiffany - United States artist who developed Tiffany glass (1848-1933)
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He has been the recipient of several awards and grants, including a fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts-Visual Artists Fellowship and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award in Painting.
I introduce students to famous American stained-glass artist, Louis Comfort Tiffany, who is renowned for his Art Nouveau stained-glass lamps and windows.
Louis Comfort Tiffany, the American artist and designer, died.
Saul Snr subsequently showed the gems to Henry Platt, the great grandson of Louis Comfort Tiffany, and Walter Hoving, president of the world famous jewellers and the rest, as they say, is history.
Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) himself had a collection of Asian art to provide models of techniques and designs for sumptuous goods for New York's social elite.
The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, housed in a sprawling "California Spanish-style" building in the downtown shopping district, displays the world's largest collection of art nouveau-style glassware, leaded glass windows, and decorative items created at the turn of the last century by the studios of Louis Comfort Tiffany.
For instance, I found Louis Comfort Tiffany vases that are identical to hers.
The church contains some of the finest ecclesiastical artwork in America, including stained-glass windows designed by William Morris, Edward Burne-Jones, Louis Comfort Tiffany, and John LaFarge.
Some of these craftsmen-artists, designers, and architects are household names still (Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Carlo Bugatti, Walter Gropius, Georg Jensen, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Frank Lloyd Wright) while other are less prominent now but were profoundly influential and renowned and admired at the time--figures such as Charles Robert Ashbee, Christopher Dresser, Emile Galle, Edward Colonna, Taxile Doat, Archibald Knox, Louis Majorelle, Galileo Chini, Chris van der Hoef, Otto Wagner, Josef Hoffmann, Gustave Siegel, Josef Maria Olbrich, Peter Behrens, Max Laeuger, and Richard Riemerschmid.
The Art Glass of Louis Comfort Tiffany features lovely color photos by David Schlegel in an oversized collection representing a definitive survey of Tiffany's art glass.
The floors, walls, and lights are marked with traditional Tiffany decor--wheat leaves and florals, robin's-egg blue--introduced by Louis Comfort Tiffany, the founder's son and the company's first design director.
The effect was a rainbow-like finish which copied the Favrile glass made by Louis Comfort Tiffany in his New York works in the 1880s.