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Louis Comfort Tiffany

 (1848 - 1933)
Louis Comfort Tiffany was active/lived in New York, California.  Louis Tiffany is known for exotic landscape-genre, still life.

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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.

He studied 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  ...  Displaying 750 of 6927 characters.



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About  Louis Comfort Tiffany

Born:  1848 - New York City
Died:   1933 - New York City
Known for:  exotic landscape-genre, still life