Tiffany, Louis Comfort, 1848-1933

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Painter, craftsman; New York City and Oyster Bay, N.Y.

Was the son of the founder of Tiffany and Company jewelry firm of which he was vice president and director. Was also president and art director of Tiffany Studios, which produced Tiffany Favrile glass that he originated. In 1918 he established the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation for art students at Oyster Bay Long Island.

From the description of Louis Comfort Tiffany scrapbook, 1902-1918. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122389734

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referencedIn Clarke, William J., 1915-1997. William J. Clarke photographs, ca. 1989. Fairfield Historical Society Library
referencedIn Mitchell, Alfred, 1832-. Mitchell-Tiffany family papers, 1803-1932 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Tiffany, Louis Comfort, 1848-1933. Louis Comfort Tiffany scrapbook, 1902-1918. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Gay, Edward, 1837-1928. Edward Gay and Gay family papers, 1852-1975. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Blashfield, Edwin Howland, 1848-1936. Papers, 1867-1936. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Reynolds, Gary A. Gary A. Reynolds papers, 1973-1990. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Koch, Robert, 1918-2003. Robert Koch papers, 1913-2002. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf White, Stanford, 1853-1906. Stanford White correspondence and architectural drawings, 1887-1922, (bulk 1887-1907). Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Mitchell-Tiffany family papers, 1803-1932 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Tiffany, Louis Comfort, 1848-1933. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Library. Collection of Macbeth Gallery exhibition checklists and newspaper clippings, 1906-1944 (bulk 1906-1935) Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Eldredge, Frank W. The Frank Eldredge collection, 1863-1864. State University of New York, Binghamton University Libraries, Glenn G. Bartle Library
referencedIn Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Library. Library Collection of Study Photographs and Clippings, ca. 1930-2000. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, The Clark
referencedIn Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Library. Library Collection of Study Photographs and Clippings, ca. 1930-2000. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, The Clark
referencedIn Smith, Joseph Lindon, 1863-1950. Joseph Lindon Smith and Smith family papers, 1647-1965 (bulk 1873-1965). Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Pach Brothers Portrait Photograph Collection, 1867-1947, undated (bulk 1880-1940) © 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Tiffany, Louis Comfort, 1848-1933 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Tiffany, Louis Comfort, 1848-1933. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Avery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904. Diaries, 1871-1882. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf TIFFANY, LOUIS COMFORT. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Edwin Howland Blashfield Papers, 1870-1956 (bulk 1889-1936) © 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation. Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation records, 1918-1968. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Taylor" to "Upton." Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Brooklyn Museum. Dept. of Photography. Records, Exhibition negatives: installations. Tiffany Glass & Lamps. 1990-1991. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Tiffany, Louis Comfort, 1848-1933. Louis Comfort Tiffany : artist file : study photographs and reproductions of works of art with accompanying documentation 1930?-1990 [graphic] [compiled by staff of The Museum of Modern Art, New York]. Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection
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associatedWith Avery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904. person
associatedWith Blashfield, Edwin Howland, 1848-1936. person
associatedWith Brooklyn Museum. Dept. of Photography. corporateBody
associatedWith Clarke, William J., 1915-1997. person
associatedWith Eldredge, Frank W. person
associatedWith Gay, Edward, 1837-1928. person
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Koch, Robert, 1918-2003. person
associatedWith Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Mitchell, Alfred, 1790-1831 person
associatedWith Mitchell, Alfred, 1832- person
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Reynolds, Gary A. person
associatedWith Smith, Joseph Lindon, 1863-1950. person
associatedWith Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Library. corporateBody
associatedWith White, Stanford, 1853-1906. person
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New York (State)--New York
New York (State)
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Decorative art
Art, American
Art--American (?)--Reproductions
Painters
Painting, American
Artisans
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Birth 1848-02-18

Death 1933-01-17

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