Louis Comfort Tiffany  (American, 1848-1933) 

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Louis Comfort Tiffany, Roses

 

Louis Comfort Tiffany
Roses
1892

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Louis Comfort Tiffany, Street Scene in Algiers

 

Louis Comfort Tiffany
Street Scene in Algiers, 1880
watercolor on paper

 

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Louis Comfort Tiffany, Paperweight vase

 

Louis Comfort Tiffany
Paperweight vase
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Louis Comfort Tiffany, market scene in Geneva

 

Louis Comfort Tiffany
market scene in Geneva, 1874
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1848   Born: in New York, NY
1877   Became a member of the Society of American Artists, New York, NY
1878   Founded his own glassmaking factory at Corona in Queens, NY
1880   Became a member of the National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1893   Designed the chapel for the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, IL
1902   Became art director of his father's legendary company, Tiffany & Co., New York, NY
1911   Created a glass curtain for the Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico
1919   Established the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation for Art Students, Long Island, NY
1933   Died: in New York, NY
2010   Louis C. Tiffany: Master of Glass, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris, France; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA (solo)
20th Century Decorative Arts and Furnishings, Rago Arts and Auction Center, Lambertville, NJ
2009   Tiffany Girls. A New Light on Tiffany, Museum Singer Laren, Laren, The Netherlands; Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany (solo)
Artistic Luxury: Fabergé, Tiffany, Lalique, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH; Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Louis Comfort Tiffany: Nature By Design, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT (solo)
2008 - 2009   Tiffany Lamps: Articles of Utility,Objects of Art, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, NY (solo)
2008   Tiffany Favrile Glass and the Quest of Beauty, Lillian Nassau Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Tiffany by Design, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN (solo)
2007 - 2008   Tiffany by Design, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA (solo)
2007   Tiffany by Design, Riverside Metropolitan Museum, Riverside, CA (solo)
2006 - 2007   Louis Comfort Tiffany: Artist for the Ages, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA (solo)
Tiffany Lamp Exhibition, Lillian Nassau Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Tiffany by Design, Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, FL (solo)
2006 - 2007   Tiffany Glass Tiles and Mosaics, Lillian Nassau Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2006   Louis Comfort Tiffany and Laurelton Hall—An Artist's Country Estate, The Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York, NY (solo)
Tiffany by Design, The Long Island Museum of American Art, History and Carriages, Stony Brook, NY (solo)
2005 - 2006   Tiffany by Design, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS (solo)
2005   Tiffany by Design, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY (solo)
2004   Tiffany by Design, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY; The Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA (solo)
2003 - 2004   The Lamps of Tiffany: Highlights from the Egon and Hildegard Neustadt Collection, The Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany, NY (solo)
2003   The Lamps of Tiffany: Highlights from the Egon and Hildegard Neustadt Collection, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL (solo)
2002   The Lamps of Tiffany: Highlights from the Egon and Hildegard Neustadt Collection, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA; Telfair Museum, Savannah, GA (solo)
2000 - 2001   Tiffany: Behind the Glass, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY (solo)
2000   The Lamps of Tiffany: Highlights from the Egon and Hildegard Neustadt Collection, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE (solo)
1999   The Lamps of Tiffany: Highlights from the Egon and Hildegard Neustadt Collection, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN; Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL (solo)
1994   The Lamps of Tiffany: Highlights from the Egon and Hildegard Neustadt Collection, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN; Lowe Art Museum at The University of Miami, Miami, FL (solo)
1970   19th-Century America, The Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York, NY
1960   Art Nouveau exhibition, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1958   Retrospective, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY (solo)
1956   The Carnegie Institute, Pittsburg, PA
1895   Maison de l'Art Nouveau, Paris, France (solo)
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  Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
The Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
2006    Frelinghuysen, Alice Cooney. Louis Comfort Tiffany and Laurelton Hall: An Artist's Country Estate. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006 (catalogue)
2005    Eidelberg, Martin, et al. The Lamps of Louis Comfort Tiffany. London: Thames & Hudson, 2005
2002    McKean, Hugh F. The "Lost" Treasures of Louis Comfort Tiffany. Atglen, Pa.: Schiffer, 2002
1993    Zapata, Janet. The Jewelry and Enamels of Louis Comfort Tiffany. New York: Abrams, 1993