It's impossible to identify all the locations of Louis Comfort Tiffany's work. At one time, there were over ten thousand Tiffany windows in churches across the United States. What follows is a small selection, arranged alphabetically by city. If I have neglected something significant, please email me so that I can add it./table>
West Parish Garden Cemetery, 129 Reservation Road, has 14 Tiffany windows.
Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan Museum of Art has a peacock mosaic, several windows and architectural from the entrance hall of the Henry O. Havermeyer House in New York. Additionally, there are favrile glass vases and candlesticks.
The U.S. Naval Academy Chapel has several Tiffany windows, 4x5 feet.
Evergreen House Museum of Johns Hopkins University
4545 N. Charles St. Baltimore, MD 21210. 410-516-0341.
In 48 opulent rooms representative of the Gilded Age, Tiffany Favrile glass is displayed among a wide variety of fine and decorative art.
First Independent Christ Church of Baltimore
There is a Tiffany mosaic of The Last Supper.
First Presbyterian Church
Windows, mosaics, lighting, and woodwork.
Church of the Covenant
The Church of the Covenant has a complete Tiffany interior that includes forty-one stained glass windows, including seventeen figural windows, chancel mosaics, a monumental art glass chandelier from the Tiffany Chapel at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, carved wood traceries, and stenciled walls. It is believed to be the largest intact Tiffany interior in the world.
Two Meeting Street Inn has several landscape windows. 888-723-7322.
Art Institute of Chicago
A leaded-glass panel is suspended as an inner ceiling, and the Field Memorial Room has a wainscoting
The Chicago Architecture Foundation has a tour called Tiffany on Wednesdays. It's a two-hour tour of art glass and mosaic installations designed and crafted by the Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company which includes the Art Institute, the Marquette Building, the dome in the Cultural Center, and Macy's (Marshall Field).
Rosehill Cemetery, Shedd Chapel, windows.
Stained Glass Museum, Navy Pier, Chicago
This collection at the end of the pier includes at least nineteen Tiffany windows.
Downtown Public Library. The dome and frieze in the delivery room are encrusted with glass mosaic, and the grand stairway is inlaid with glass mosaic and green marble and pearl.
The Marquette Building. A frieze of glass mosaic 90 feet long, four feet high depicts the exploration of the Northwest by Marquette and Joliet. The North American section is by Tiffany.
Christ Church. Altar and mosaic reredos.
Wade Memorial Chapel, two mosaic friezes
River of Life window
Corning Museum of Glass
One Museum Way, Corning, NY, 1-800-732-6845.
At CMOG, the largest glass museum in the world, the Tiffany collection includes seven leaded-glass windows, five blown lamps, the rose leaded-glass lamp, fifty vases, tableware, and jewelry. The Hollyhocks, Trumpet Vine and Wisteria window is one of the three the most photographed objects at the Corning Museum of Glass. One long-term loan is the spectacular laburnum lamp. And added treat is to make your own glass art.
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
16 Washington St. Cumberland, MD 21502. 301-777-3364.
In the Art Nouveau Second Coming window, the figures of Christ and the angels are robed in opalescent glass. The Adoration of the Shepherds window is a copy of a painting in the French Romantic style by Adolphe-William Bouguereau. The Rizpah window in the Baptistry is an early example of Art Deco style in leaded glass. The High Altar and Reredos are in Carrara marble and Caen stone. Tiffany Studios provided the altar cross and candlesticks.
Christ Church. Three lancet openings of a window consist of medallions of Christian figures set in elaborate interlacing decoration.
Flushing Reformed Church, now known as the Bowne Street Community Church, has three windows designed by Agnes Northrop, as well as other Tiffany Studios windows. 143-11 Roosevelt Ave., Flushing, NY 11354. 718-359-1553
Mark Twain House
351 Farmington Ave. Hartford, CT 06105
Mark Twain was one of L.C. Tiffany's customers in his early decorating business of Associated Artists. He stenciled the walls in Middle Eastern and Asian motifs.
Museum of Fine Art
Islip, Long Island, NY
First window made by Tiffany of American glass as well as European glass.
Jekyll Island, GA
The Faith Chapel in the historic district of Jekyll Island has one Tiffany window.
Kentucky Art Museum
Plymouth United Church of Christ
2717 East Hampshire St., 414-964-1513.
Four richly -colored windows portray the life of Christ Jesus, four more depict the parables, and an enormous, exquisite Angel of Peace window floats over the congregation. I had the good fortune to see these exquisite windows, and they are truly breathtaking.
New Orleans, LA
Newcomb Chapel at Tulane University (entrance on Broadway)
Trinity Episcopal Church on Jackson Avenue between Coliseum and Chestnut
New York, NY
Metropolitan Museum of Art
MMA owns approximately 300 Tiffany objects. The largest of the stained-glass windows is the eleven-foot-tall "Autumn Landscape," framed in wood. Also spectacular is the eight-foot-tall mosaic, "Garden Landscape and Fountain," on view in the Sculpture Garden of the American Wing, a generous gift of Lillian Nassau. (See Lillian Nassau Gallery below.)
New York Historical Society
170 Central Park West, 212-873-3400.
The Egon Neustadt bequest includes 132 lamps, of which about 40 are displayed at any given time.
Lillian Nassau Gallery
220 E. 57th, New York, NY 10022 800-682-6485
For nearly sixty-five years the Lillian Nassau Gallery has been the first and foremost dealer in the work of Louis Comfort Tiffany and Tiffany Studios, including lamps, glass and metalwork. Almost single-handedly, Nassau, the legendary doyenne of the Tiffany and Art Nouveau world, revived interest in the work of L. C. Tiffany in the 1960's. An extraordinary collection of lamps and hand blown Favrile vases are displayed.
667 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10065 212-644-6400
This sales gallery specializes in Tiffany lamps, Favrile glass, and a range of decorative arts from the 1900's.
Museum of Modern Art, NY
Hand blown Tiffany vases only.
Presbyterian Church, Manhattan
St. James Episcopal Church, Manhattan
St. Michael and All Angels Church, Manhattan
The Celestial Hierarchy is a seven-paneled window.
St. Michael's Church, Amsterdam Avenue and 99th St.
Church of the Divine Paternity
Leaded glass windows, a large mosaic reredos behind the pulpit, and a panel of embroidered Biblical scenes executed by Candace Wheeler, early associate of Tiffany.
Chrysler Museum of Art
245 West Olney Rd., Norfolk, VA, 757-664-6200.
The Tiffany Gallery, a treasure of the Museum, highlights a survey of Louis Comfort Tiffany's artistry in glass, pottery, metal work and enamels. The Museum's holding of Tiffany glass constitutes one of the premiere collections of its kind in the world." Their lamp collection includes a Wisteria, Pond Lily, and a stunning turquoise blue Dragonfly lamp, pictured on this page.
Musée d'Orsay Favrile vases only.
Blandford Church has a Tiffany memorial window to commemorate the soldiers from all the states of the Confederacy.
Curtis Publishing Co., Lobby, 601-45 Walnut Street, Independence Square West. "The Dream Garden" mosaic made in 1915-16 is breathtaking, measuring 15 x 49 feet. The 260-color mosaic was based on a painting by Maxfield Parrish. Joseph Briggs assisted Tiffany in supervising the glassmaking, selection, and construction.
Alexander Commencement Hall, Princeton, NJ.
Four figure panels illustrating Homer, each 10 feet high by 9 feet wide.
Queens Museum of Art
Flushing Meadows, Corona Park, Flushing, NY 11368. 718-592-9700
There is always a creative display of Tiffany glass and lamps from the Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass.
The Mission Inn
3649 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 94501-3365
Four windows in two locations: In the small St. Celia Chapel, the patron saint of music is shown playing an organ. In the larger Church of St. Francis of Assisi, three large decorative windows feature thick chipped chunks of glass protruding out from the surface an inch. Tours daily. 951-788-9556.
Ringling Museum of Art Vases only.
Sistersville, West Virginia
801 Chelsea Street, Sistersville WV 26175, 303-652-2634.
At the turn of the 19th century, Sistersville was a booming oil town on the Ohio River. The wealthy congregation of the Presbyterian Church commissioned many leaded glass windows.
St. Augustine, FL
The legendary Florida developer Henry Flagler built the Ponce de Leon Hotel in 1887 and filled it with 71 Tiffany windows. Now it is Flagler College.
St. Louis, MO
Second Presbyterian Church
4501 Westminster Place in the Central West End.
Eleven gorgeous Tiffany windows surround the sanctuary. Some of the subjects are The Woman at the Well, Christ, the Light of the World, The Good Shepherd, The Resurrection, The Ascension, Christ Blessing the Children.
Call 314-367-0366 for viewing times. Self-guided tour.
Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis.
Lindell Boulevard at Newstead Avenue in the Central West End.
The Italian style mosaic work of the chapels and arcades on the west side was installed by the Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company. For a docent-guided tour, call 314-533-7662.
Troy, New York
St. Paul's Church. Figures of saints in the reredos.
St. Mark's Church, Capitol Hill
Winter Park, FL
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
445 North Park Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789; 407-645-5311.
This beautiful museum displays the world's most comprehensive collection of the works of L.C. Tiffany, the scope of which includes Tiffany jewelry, pottery, paintings, art glass, leaded-glass windows, lamps, and major installations of the chapel interior designed for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, and the Daffodil Terrace from Laurelton Hall (in progress).
St. Matthew's Episcopal Church has works spanning forty years of Tiffany's career: windows from the 1880s suggestive of early Art Nouveau, and from the 1900s which are clearly Art Nouveau, and a shimmering gold leaf mosaic altarpiece of 1925 which leads into the Art Deco style.