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Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933). Near Eastern Interior, n.d. Watercolor and pencil on paper, 15 ¼ x 10 ¼. Nassau County Museum.

Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933). Near Eastern Interior, n.d. Watercolor and pencil on paper, 15 ¼ x 10 ¼. Nassau County Museum of Art.

This post comes to us from Alyssa Speranza, Curatorial Intern.

Louis Comfort Tiffany was a true chameleon when it came to his use of different artistic media in his ongoing quest for beautyl. The Brilliance of Louis Comfort Tiffany: Painter and Craftsman, which just opened on Friday, displays paintings and watercolors by Tiffany as well as stained-glass windows, jewelry, lamps and vases he designed. I’ll admit that at first I thought any firm relationship between his paintings and decorative art objects was unlikely, but as I learned more about Tiffany’s life and interests, it became much easier to see the connection. (more…)

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