Birth of Louis Comfort Tiffany
Louis Comfort Tiffany was born on February 18, 1848, in New York City, New York.
Tiffany was born to wealthy Charles Lewis Tiffany, owner of Tiffany & Co. jewelry store in Manhattan. Tiffany attended military academies before beginning training as a painter. He studied under George Inness and Samuel Colman and attended the National Academy of Design in New York City before traveling to France.