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Tiffany, Louis Comfort, 1848-1933

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Personal name headingTiffany, Louis Comfort, 1848-1933
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Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1848-02-18
Death date1933-01-17
Place of birthNew York (N.Y.)
Place of deathNew York (N.Y.)
Field of activityDecorative arts Decoration and ornament Glass painting and staining Art nouveau Aesthetic movement (Art) Arts and crafts movement
AffiliationTiffany Studios (New York, N.Y.)
Profession or occupationDesigners Painters
Found inAmerican ceramics, 1876 to the present, c1987: page 303 (Tiffany, Louis Comfort (1848-1933); born in New York City, son of the founders of Tiffany and Company; studied painting with George Inness, 1866; exhibited at Centennial Exposition and began to work in glass the same year 1876; 1879 founded Louis C. Tiffany & Company in New York; by mid 1880s, Tiffany was working alone; 1894 patented his famous Favrile glass and established himself as major figure of American Arts and Crafts Movement; commercial phase of Tiffany's operation began in 1902 with the formation of Tiffany Studios which continued until the crash of 1929 and went into receivership in 1932)
Wikipedia, October 26, 2015 (Louis Comfort Tiffany; born New York City, February 18, 1848; died New York City, January 17, 1933; American artist and designer who worked in the decorative arts and is best known for his work in stained glass; associated with Art Nouveau and the Aesthetic movement; designed stained glass windows and lamps, glass mosaics, blown glass, ceramics, jewelry, enamels and metalwork)