Delve into the world of Louis Comfort Tiffany with this short biography, the perfect size to tuck into a bag or coat and take along on your reading adventures.
Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) was born into luxury and with his influence, became a leader in the Aesthetic and Art Nouveau movements. His father started the iconic Tiffany Store, beginning with exotic gifts and becoming the world renowned jeweler of today. Louis focused his talent onto the allure of stained glass. Though his portfolio contains painting, architecture, furniture and tabletop design, he is most remembered for windows, lamps and vases. Tiffany's inspiration came from nature - flowers, insects, birds, and the gentle breezes that sway their movement.