Tiffany, Louis Comfort, b. 1848 d. 1933
Painter, Muralist, Sculptor, Printmaker
Active in Calif.; N.Y.
Collection size: 1 v. (on partial microfilm reel)
Collection Summary: A scrapbook containing printed material and photographs concerning Tiffany's work.
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, craftsman; New York City and Oyster Bay, N.Y. Was the son of the founder of Tiffany and Company jewelry firm of which he was vice president and director. Was also president and art director of Tiffany Studios, which produced Tiffany Favrile glass that he originated. In 1918 he established the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation for art students at Oyster Bay Long Island.
Lent 1988 by Henry Platt, great-grandson of Tiffany. The scrapbook was compiled by an employee of the firm in 1919 and given to Tiffany as a gesture of affection by the employee.