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Masterworks of Louis Comfort Tiffany by Alastair Duncan

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Partner of Louis Tiffany tor of Tiffany Glass. Forest, in Associated Another son, Henry, an attorney, became a direc- And still another son, Robert W. De not only commissioned work from Associated Artists for his own house, he married Emily Johnston, daughter of John Taylor Johnston, president of the Met6. Charles Wyllys Elliott, (Boston 1876), 94. The Book of American Interiors ropolitan Museum from Tiffany in of Art who also commissioned work the 1880s. Like his father-in-law, De 43 . became Forest President of the Metropolitan himself and Wing in 1922.

Texts Moore, that the colored glass "which represented the high-water mark of the decorator's art when Chester A. xpress ideas of permanence and dignity. Charles Moore, " "The Restoration of the White House, " Century, 65 1903), 829. Kimball 29. is described in Arnold Lewis e( a/.. (April 39. The Armory is described and illustrated in Koch, Rebelinaiass, 14-16, 36-7; McKean, 'Lost" Treasures, 103- and in most detail by W. C. Brownell, "Decoration in the Seventh Regiment Armory," Scribner's, 22 (July 1881), 6; 370-80.

Such an operation resisted the thrust of standardization, varying wage rates with worker It skill. " duced a women strike, the only one Tiffany When from the art schools, retraining them ing the larger memorial windows Writing for Europeans, Miss for the presence of too many boy men in for mosaic work or ornamental windows, Waern confessed that Tiffany's was an assimilating eclecticism, and many other stylistic elements. ^^ pulling together Japanese, Moorish, Byzantine, and Co. apprentices pro- had experienced, he simply replaced them by young is Its tenden- the big American did indeed exhibit the "commercialism" that reformers worried about.

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