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Louis Comfort Tiffany Louis Comfort Tiffany the son of Charles Lewis Tiffany began his career as a painter in the 1860s and 1870s He studied under the American painter George Inness Tiffany combined the use of light colour and nature in his work He received praise for his oils and watercolours which included scenes from his travels in Europe and North Africa By 1880 Tiffany had established himself as a artist and became the youngest member of the National Academy of Design Tiffanys travels not only influenced his career but introduced him to the designs of medieval and Roman glass He then became interested in glass His work for Mark Twain Cornelius Vanderbilt and the White House earned him a great reputation Stained-glass windows were a feature in these interiors Tiffany became a supporter of the European Art Nouveau movement The use of light color and nature assumed greater significance in Tiffanys work as he developed his unique approach to Art Nouveau In an effort to reach the interiors of a greater population Tiffany began to design lamps to allow more people to enjoy art in their own home The making of the lamps began in 1885 with the majority of them being made between 1895 and 1920 It was not until 1899 that Tiffany publicly introduced the lamps for sale Tiffany is best known for his designs of glass vessels lamps and windows but he also created items in various other media including metalwork furniture jewelry and ceramics His career spanned over five decades he worked with LC Tiffany Associated Artists the Tiffany Glass Company Tiffany Studios Tiffany Furnaces and the LC Tiffany Furnaces He died in 1933 for two decades the designs of Louis Comfort Tiffany were forgotten It was not until the first Tiffany retrospective show in 1958 that his objects were rediscovered by museums and collectors Today the designs of Louis Comfort Tiffany
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