Louis Comfort Tiffany was a fantastic graphic designer, painter, and master of working with stained glass. Louis Comfort Tiffany was the son of the founder of this company. Louis Tiffany was born in New York City in the year 1848.
The artist was educated at the Pennsylvania and Eagleswood Military Academies.
Tiffany began his artistic journey aspiring to be a painter. The artist switched to using glass as his medium in 1875. Tiffany was a fantastic painter of the landscapes and also still lifes. Much of his work has the feel of the Orientalist movement of painters.
With some money and a few shark tank like business connections from his father the artist began his own glass factory. The artist would eventually close down this venture and begin the Tiffany Glass Company which became Tiffany Studios in 1902.
Tiffany also created wonderful mosaic works.
Below we visit the largest collection of works by Tiffany located at the Morse Museum located in Winter Park Florida:
The artist was also the first design director at Tiffany and Company, a jewelry company also started by his father.
Tiffany was married twice. The first time to Mary Goddard who passed away in her mid thirties. The couple had four children. After the death of his first wife he married Louise Knox. The artist had four children with his second wife.
Louis Comfort Tiffany passed away in January of 1933. He was 84 years of age.
Price range information: Tiffany painted in oils, watercolors, and gouache. Prices range from $20,000 to $177,000.
Louise Comfort Tiffany is renown for his work with stained glass, but he was capable of working with any medium, and had a unmatched eye for creating visually stimulating imagery no matter what the medium.