• Happy Birthday to Louis Comfort Tiffany

    3 monthes ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy

    February 18, 1848. Louis Comfort Tiffany was an American artist and designer who worked in the decorative arts and is best known for his work in stained glass. He is the American artist most associated with the Art Nouveau and Aesthetic movements. In this image: Tiffany Studios , Dragonfly Library Lamp, ca. 1905 - 10 Leaded glass; cast bronze Gift of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.
    In 1911 he created one of his major achievements-a gargantuan glass curtain for the Palacio de Bellas Artes , Mexico City. Like his father, Louis was a chevalier of the Legion of Honour; he also became an honorary...
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