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Short Biography of Louis Comfort Tiffany (Hardcover) (Julia Tiffany Hartman)
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A giant in American decorative arts, Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) is the American artist most associated with the Art Nouveau and Aesthetic movements. Tiffany, who was born, built his business and home, and died in the New York City area, is best known for his stained glass windows and lamps, as well as jewelry, ceramics, metalwork, and enamels. Today, Tiffany's work is highly prized and can still be seen in the interior of the Mark Twain House in Hartford, Connecticut, in the American Church in Paris, France, and in the Arlington Street Church in Boston, Massachusetts. The most comprehensive collection of Tiffany's works is housed in the Morse Museum of American Art, in Winter Park, Florida.The Short Biographies series from Applewood's Benna Books imprint features short, intriguing, and entertaining biographies of world-renowned figures. Each beautiful hardcover book includes an interesting retelling of a single person's life, suitable for young adults and adults alike. These little gems will become beloved souvenirs of a favorite artist or a memorable trip to a museum.