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Recounts the life and career of the nineteenth-century painter, shows his scenes of French and English life, and discusses his major themes and technique
The author of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema surveys the life and work of James Tissot (1836-1902) and, for the first time in a large format, presents a superb selection of Tissot's finest paintings. Includes a list of his paintings in public collections. 60 illustrations, including 40 in full color.
"Nancy Rose Marshall and Malcolm Warner explore Tissot's themes and interests and consider the influence on his work of Charles Baudelaite's brilliant essay on the aesthetics of modernity, Le Peintre de la vie moderne. They examine how Tissot dealt with the ways of modern love in Paris and London in the later nineteenth century."--BOOK JACKET.
Artist James Tissot compiled photographs of his work in three albums, which are reproduced in this book.
Jacques Tissot was born to a middle class family. He initially studied art at Beaux-Arts in Paris. He decided to move to London in 1871. Here Tissot started to paint highly finished pictures of London society. The main criticisms were that the pictures were really only painted photographs, and they were vulgar. In 1876 he met a young and attractive Irish divorcee called Kathleen Newton. She became Tissot’s mistress, and moved into his London home, became Tissot’s muse, and appeared
Published on the occasion of an exhibition organized by the Brooklyn Museum from its collections and shown Oct. 23, 2009-Jan. 17, 2010.
Offers information on French painter James Joseph Jacques Tissot (1836-1902) as part of the Carol L. Gerten Fine Art site. Includes images of and information on some of his paintings and provides access to a biographical sketch.
James (actually Jacques-Joseph) Tissot (1836-1902) was an artist between the worlds. During his creative phases in London and Paris, he produced a wide variety of works, ranging from caricatures to family portraits, Parisian depictions of women and Bible illustrations.