Louis Comfort Tiffany
(1848 - 1933)
Louis Comfort Tiffany was active/lived in New York, California. Louis Tiffany is known for exotic landscape, genre and still life painting.
Biography Louis Comfort Tiffany
Born in New York City to the founder of Tiffany & Co., the famous
jewelry store, Louis Comfort Tiffany became known for his designs of
richly colored works of glass in the Art Nouveau style. However, he
expressed no interest in the family business and focused on his own
painting talents, starting as a creator of landscapes, still lifes, and
genre scenes, working in both oil and watercolor.
painting with landscapist George Inness, who gave him much encouragement. With an interest in Islamic and art of the Far East,
inspired by Tiffany & Company's chief designer, Edward Moore,
Tiffany studied in Paris with Leon Bally, a specialist in Middle
Eastern subjects. This education combined with an 1869 vis
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