James Tissot

1836–1902

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Biography

Jacques Joseph Tissot (French: [tiso]; 15 October 1836 – 8 August 1902), Anglicized as James Tissot (), was a French painter and illustrator. He was a successful painter of Paris society before moving to London in 1871. He became famous as a genre painter of fashionably dressed women shown in various scenes of everyday life. He also painted scenes and characters from the Bible.

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Film and audio

  • Conserving Tissot's Portrait 1876

    Watch curator Caroline Corbeau-Parsons and painting conservator Rebecca Hellen discuss and conserve Tissot's Portrait 1876 in this Facebook Live recording

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