James Tissot

Study of a Girl in a Mob Cap

c.1872

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Artist
James Tissot 1836–1902
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 311 x 206 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Bequeathed by J.R. Holliday 1927
Reference
N04293

Catalogue entry

James Tissot 1836-1902

N04293 Study of a Girl in a Mob Cap c.1872

Not inscribed
Pencil on paper, 12 1/4 x 8 1/8 (31 x 20.5)
Bequeathed by J.R. Holliday 1927
Prov: [?Charles Fairfax Murray, London]; J.R. Holliday, Birmingham

See the note on N04294. This appears to be a study from life as the chair is similar to those which appear in Tissot's own costume pictures. The mob cap resembles the one worn by the girl on the left of 'An Interesting Story', though the pose is different.

Published in:
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.719, reproduced p.719

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