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Biography

Louis Comfort Tiffany was a Renaissance man during a period of history known as the Gilded Age. As an artist of many media and decorative arts, his lengthy career, from the 1870's continue >>

Timeline

1837 Tiffany & Young is established by Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young as a stationary and fine goods store. 1848 Louis Comfort Tiffany was born February 18 in New continue >>

 

Art of Louis C. Tiffany

Lamps

In 1885 Louis Comfort Tiffany revolutionized the artistic use of lightbulbs, a relatively new development, with his commission for the Lyceum Theatre. Working with Thomas Edison, T continue >>

Art Glass

Beginning in 1893, with the establishment of a glass furnace at Corona, Queens, New York, Tiffany Studio’s began producing three-dimensional forms in glass in great variety a continue >>

Stained Glass

Out of all of Louis C. Tiffany’s artistic endeavors, his stained glass windows brought his the most acclaim during his lifetime. The craft of stained glass window making had continue >>

Desk Sets

Tiffany’s goal of bringing beauty into the homes of every American came closest to realization through the sale of what were termed “Fancy Goods” by the Tiffany S continue >>

 

Ceramics

The pottery and ceramics produced at Tiffany Studios was the product least associated with the Tiffany name, and therefore the least financially successful enterprise. The firm sol continue >>

Jewelry

Tiffany & Co., the successful New York jewelry and silver company that became a behemoth, was established and run by Louis C. Tiffany’s father Charles Lewis Tiffany from continue >>

Mosaics

Louis C. Tiffany’s early mosaic work, prior to the founding of his own glass- making facilities Tiffany Furnaces in 1892, were largely ecclesiastical and institutional commis continue >>

Furniture

Louis C. Tiffany launched his decorating business in 1878, founding Louis c. Tiffany & Associated Artists out of the Bella Apartments at 48 East 26th Street. Previously scholar continue >>

 

Paintings

Louis Comfort Tiffany became famous for his decorative arts ranging from leaded glass lamps to jewelry and furniture. However, Tiffany’s first ambition was to be a painter. T continue >>

 

Laurelton Hall

The Louis C. Tiffany Foundation

Tiffany built Laurelton Hall on six hundred acres of land at Oyster Bay, Long Island from 1902 to 1905 after inheriting 3 million from his father. He oversaw every aspect of the es continue >>

 

Tiffany Collections in Museums

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan, New York: An expansion of the Deedee Wigmore galleries, the American Wing is devoted to the arts of Louis C. Tiffany, one of the most versatile and talented American art continue >>

Museum of Modern Art

Manhattan, New York: Founded in 1929 as an educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world. Through the leade continue >>

Brooklyn Museum of Art

Brooklyn, New York: The Brooklyn Museum, housed in a 560,000-square-foot, Beaux-Arts building, is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the country. Its world-renowned perm continue >>

Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass

Queens, New York: The mission of The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass is to preserve, interpret, and develop its holdings of Tiffany la continue >>

 

Corning Museum of Glass

Corning, New York: At The Corning Museum of Glass, glass isn't just for looking at or looking through. At our Museum, you can explore, research, touch, work with, continue >>

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum

Winter Park, Florida: The world’s most comprehensive collection of works by Louis Comfort Tiffany is housed at The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art. The Museum&rsq continue >>

Carnegie Museum of Art

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Carnegie Museum of Art offers a distinguished collection of contemporary art that includes film and video works. Other collections of note include works o continue >>

Chrysler Museum of Art

Norfolk, Virginia: Housed in an Italianate-style structure facing the picturesque Hague Inlet of the Elizabeth River, the Chrysler Museum of Art is home to an encyclopedic collecti continue >>

 

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Richmond, Virginia: The Lewis Decorative Arts Collection in among the most significant in U.S. When the expanded Virginia Museum of Fine Arts galleries open May 1, 2010 one of the continue >>

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Los Angeles, California: With 100,000 objects dating from ancient times to the present, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is the largest art museum in the western United continue >>

The Louis C. Tiffany Garden Museum

Matseui, Japan: On the north shore of Lake Shinji is the Louis C. Tiffany Garden Museum. The museum has over 200 items on display by master of decorative art Louis C. Tiffany, as w continue >>

Musée d'Orsay

Paris, France: The national museum of the Musée d'Orsay opened to the public on 9 December 1986 to show the great diversity of artistic creation in the western world between continue >>

 

Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland, Ohio: The Cleveland Museum of Art means many things to many people. To the residents of Greater Cleveland, it is a beloved civic asset, a place where the community&rsquo continue >>

Lightner Museum

Saint Augustine, Florida: Relics of America's Gilded Age are elegantly exhibited on the museum's three floors. Costumes, furnishings, mechanical musical instruments and other artif continue >>

Indianapolis Museum of Art

Indianapolis, Indiana: The Indianapolis Museum of Art has a collection of over 50,000 works of art. At the Museum, you will find art from a variety of cultures and periods in art h continue >>

Birmingham Museum of Art

Birmingham, Alabama: Founded in 1951, the Birmingham Museum of Art has one of the finest collections in the Southeast. More than 24,000 objects represent a rich panorama of culture continue >>

 

Shelburne Museum

Shelburne, Vermont: Located in Vermont's scenic Lake Champlain valley, Shelburne Museum is one of the nation's finest, most diverse, and unconventional museums of art and Americana continue >>

The National Museum of American Illustration

Newport, Rhode Island: The Collection has been assembled over a thirty-year period and is comprised of the finest American illustration art works extant; including the largest coll continue >>

The Walters Museum of Art

Baltimore, Maryland: The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland is internationally renowned for its collection of art. The collection presents an overview of world art from pre- continue >>

 
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