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Louis Comfort Tiffany 1848-1933, stained glasses, vases, lamps, art nouveau. 



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The Angel of Resurrection. Louis Comfort Tiffany.Stained Glass. (1904).



Louis Comfort Tiffany. Guiding Angel. Stained glass. (1890).


Song of Spring. Louis Comfort Tiffany. Stained glass according to the painting of William Bouguereau. (1889).



Louis Comfort Tiffany. Landscape with Waterfall. Stained glass. (1920).


Education. Louis Comfort Tiffany. Stained glass. (1890).


Jesus and Nicodeme. Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848 - 1933).Stained glass. 


Louis Comfort Tiffany. A Wooded Landscape in 3 Panels. Stained glass. (1905).



Louis Comfort Tiffany. Evening Landscape. Stained glass. (1910).



Gustav Klimt. The Kiss.





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Louis Comfort Tiffany 1848-1933, stained glasses, vases, lamps.art nouveau, is a painter and glassmaker American, one of the principal representatives of the style Art nouveau.

Born in New York, son of the American goldsmith Charles Lewis Tiffany (1812-1902), Louis Comfort Tiffany studies painting 
in his birthplace with the American artists George Ines and Samuel Colman. He settles then in Paris to continue his studies 
there. Of return to New York, it founds a glassmaking in 1878 there and tries out the technique of the stained glass there. 
Tiffany owes mainly its fame with opalescent glass which it develops and to which it gives its name. It uses its invention to 
create polychrome windows, vases out of blown glass, lamps, jewels and many other objects of decoration. 
Tiffany did not revolutionize the work of glass it quite simply reinvented it. 
Particularly appraisals of the collectors, its creations are characterized by their delicate and sinuous, typical lines floral 
of the style Art nouveau.
It also draws carpets and fabrics. It decorates in particular certain parts with the White House in 1880. 
The work of glass is the field where he is known the most, in all its forms : various stained glasses, vases, lamps, jewels, 
objects. It is interested in it since 1870 by beginning a collection from antiquities. It introduces several innovations into 
the technique of the glassmaker of which some were the subject of patents : draped glasses where the paste in fusion is folded 
up on itself, it uses several layers superimposed and of inclusions of pieces of coloured glass. Its most remarkable contribution 
is the creation of its Favrile glass which includes metal salts. 
Its technique forsakes traditional setting with lead with the profit of a coating of the stained glasses with a self-adhesive 
copper ribbon on which is applied grease to welding in order to facilitate the adherence of tin. It is famous for its multiple 
lamps, even if Tiffany hardly tasted with the mass production which they imply, preferring the manufacture of single works. 
They coincide with the appearance of electric lighting. Their floral decorations made part of the reputation of the artist. 
Tiffany also improved the technique of electro deposition, in which glass leafs are plated the ones on the others, producing 
extraordinary effects of color and depth. For example the deep blue interior ring behind the angel of resurrection has five 
separated layers, creating a dark bottom which increases the dramatic effect of the reason. 
Tiffany was pragmatic, it was accustomed to recovering the enormous quantity of falls of glass of its production of stained 
glasses to manufacture the lamps and the lamp-shade coloured which with final made him famous in the whole world.