|Tiffany Studios (New York), Dragonfly Library Lamp, ca. 1905 - 10 Leaded glass; cast bronze Gift of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.|
Louis Comfort Tiffany was born on this day in 1848 (Feb 18, 1848 - January 17, 1933). An icon of American art, he was a leader in the American field of decorative arts, with particular emphasis on Art Nouveau and Aesthetic movements.
The company is still around today, although not doing very well on the stock market: http://www.tiffany.com
|Tiffany Studios Daffodil stained glass leaded lampshade, now known to be one of head designer Clara Driscoll's creations|
|Close-up of a Tiffany Studios "Venetian" desk lamp, c. 1910–20|