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Gordon Campbell

American glasshouse established in 1885 in Meriden, CT by Philip Handel (1866–1914); in 1900 a second factory was opened in New York City. The company was best-known for its Art Nouveau shades for gas and electric lamps; some shades were leaded and some reverse-painted with plants, animals and landscapes. In ...

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Henry Adams

American painter, decorative artist, and writer. He grew up in New York in a prosperous and cultivated French-speaking household. He received his first artistic training at the age of six from his maternal grandfather, an amateur architect and miniature painter. While at Columbia Grammar School, he learnt English watercolour techniques and afterwards studied briefly with George Inness’s teacher, the landscape painter ...

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American, 19th–20th century, male.

Born 18 February 1848, in New York; died 17 January 1933, in New York.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, mosaicist, ceramicist, glassmaker. Genre scenes, local scenes, landscapes. Designs for stained glass.

Orientalism, Art Nouveau.

Louis Comfort Tiffany studied under George Inness and Samuel Colman in New York, and under Léon Bailly in Paris during a journey in Europe. He was made an associate of the National Academy of Design in 1871 and an academician in 1880....

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Regina Soria

American painter, illustrator, sculptor, and writer (see fig.). He studied under Tompkins Harrison Matteson in Shelbourne, NY, and went to Paris in March 1856. After eight months in the studio of François-Edouard Picot, he settled in Florence until the end of 1860. There he learnt drawing from ...