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James Tissot Hide and Seek oil painting


Hide and Seek
Painting ID::  1646
James Tissot
Hide and Seek
1877 National Gallery of Art, Chester Dale Fund, Washington DC

   
   
     

James Tissot The Gallery of HMS Calcutta oil painting


The Gallery of HMS Calcutta
Painting ID::  1647
James Tissot
The Gallery of HMS Calcutta
1877 Tate Gallery, London

   
   
     

James Tissot A Passing Storm oil painting


A Passing Storm
Painting ID::  1648
James Tissot
A Passing Storm
1876 Beaverbrook Art Gallery, New Brunswick

   
   
     

James Tissot Hide and Seek oil painting


Hide and Seek
Painting ID::  1649
James Tissot
Hide and Seek
1877 National Gallery of Art, Chester Dale Fund, Washington DC

   
   
     

James Tissot Une Veuve  (A Widow) oil painting


Une Veuve (A Widow)
Painting ID::  1652
James Tissot
Une Veuve (A Widow)
1868

   
   
     

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     James Tissot
     French Painter, 1836-1902 French painter, printmaker and enamellist. He grew up in a port, an experience reflected in his later paintings set on board ship. He moved to Paris c. 1856 and became a pupil of Louis Lamothe and Hippolyte Flandrin. He made his Salon d?but in 1859 and continued to exhibit there successfully until he went to London in 1871. His early paintings exemplify Romantic obsessions with the Middle Ages, while works such as the Meeting of Faust and Marguerite (exh. Salon 1861; Paris. Mus. d'Orsay) and Marguerite at the Ramparts (1861; untraced, see Wentworth, 1984, pl. 8) show the influence of the Belgian painter Baron Henri Leys. In the mid-1860s Tissot abandoned these tendencies in favour of contemporary subjects, sometimes with a humorous intent, as in Two Sisters (exh. Salon 1864; Paris, Louvre) and Beating the Retreat in the Tuileries Gardens (exh. Salon 1868; priv. col., see Wentworth, 1984, pl. 45). The painting Young Ladies Looking at Japanese Objects (exh. Salon 1869; priv. col., see Wentworth, 1984, pl. 59) testifies to his interest in things Oriental, and Picnic (exh. Salon 1869; priv. col., see 1984 exh. cat., fig. 27), in which he delved into the period of the Directoire, is perhaps influenced by the Goncourt brothers. Tissot re-created the atmosphere of the 1790s by dressing his characters in historical costume.

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