Louis Comfort Tiffany

Louis Comfort Tiffany was an American artist and designer known for his work in the Art Nouveau movement and for his creations in glassware. He was born on February 18, 1848 in New York, into a family of wealthy entrepreneurs and philanthropists. Tiffany studied painting and sculpture at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris before returning to the United States to pursue his artistic career. He began working at his father's company, Tiffany & Co., which specialized in the sale of jewelry and luxury goods. It was there that he discovered his passion for glassware and began experimenting with different techniques and materials to create unique works. Tiffany became famous for his colorful glass lamps and stained glass windows, which were highly appreciated for their beauty and originality. He also created jewelry, furniture, fashion accessories and home decor items, all of which were influenced by the Art Nouveau style. In addition to his artistic career, Tiffany was also an active philanthropist and environmentalist. He created several botanical gardens and participated in conservation projects throughout the country. He passed away on January 17, 1933 in New York, leaving behind an indelible artistic legacy.

Year of birth : 1848
Year of death : 1933
Nationality : United States
Pictorial movement : Art Nouveau
Famous works : Lampes et Vases ; Vitraux ; Angel of the Resurrection ;