Louis Comfort Tiffany

Louis Comfort Tiffany (February 18, 1848January 17, 1933) was an American artist and designer who worked in the decorative arts and is best known for his work in stained glass and is the American artist most associated with the Art Nouveau and Aesthetic movements.

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  • God has given us our talents, not to copy the talents of others, but rather to use our brains and imagination in order to obtain the revelation of true beauty.
    • The Art Work of Louis C. Tiffany [biography dictated to Charles de Kay] (Doubleday, Page & Co New York, 1916)
  • Color is to the eye what music is to the ear.
    • The Art Work of Louis C. Tiffany (Doubleday, Page & Co New York, 1916)
  • I have always striven to fix beauty in wood, stone, glass or pottery, in oil or watercolor by using whatever seemed fittest for the expression of beauty, that has been my creed.
    • The Art Work of Louis C. Tiffany (Doubleday, Page & Co New York, 1916)

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