James Jacques Joseph Tissot (October 15, 1836 - August 8, 1902) was a French painter.Tissot was born at Nantes. He studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris under Ingres, Flandrin and Lamothe, and exhibited in the Paris Salon for the first time at the age of twenty-three. In 1861 he showed The Meeting of Faust and Marguerite, which was purchased by the state for the Luxembourg Gallery. His first characteristic period made him a painter of the charms of women. Demi-mondaine would be more accurate as a description of the series of studies which he called La Femme a Paris.

He fought in the Franco-Prussian War, and, falling under suspicion as a Communard, left Paris for London. Here he studied etching with Sir Seymour Haden, drew caricatures for Vanity Fair, and painted portraits as well as genre subjects. Sometime in the 1870s Tissot met a divorcee, Mrs. Kathleen Newton, who became his companion and the model for many of his paintings. Mrs. Newton moved into Tissot's household in 1876 and lived with him until her suicide in the late stages of consumption in 1882 at the age of 28. (From Wikipedia)

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Study For The Prodigal Son In Modern Life: The Departure - James Jacques Joseph Tissot - www.jamestissot.org
Study For The Prodigal Son In Modern Life: The Departure
Chrysanthemums - James Jacques Joseph Tissot - www.jamestissot.org
Chrysanthemums
Baptism of Jesus - James Jacques Joseph Tissot - www.jamestissot.org
Baptism of Jesus
Holyday (or The Picnic) - James Jacques Joseph Tissot - www.jamestissot.org
Holyday (or The Picnic)
Captain Frederick Gustavus Burnaby - James Jacques Joseph Tissot - www.jamestissot.org
Captain Frederick Gustavus Burnaby
Young Women Looking At Japanese Objects 2 - James Jacques Joseph Tissot - www.jamestissot.org
Young Women Looking At Japanese Objects 2
The Prodigal Son in Modern Life: The Departure - James Jacques Joseph Tissot - www.jamestissot.org
The Prodigal Son in Modern Life: The Departure
Portrait of Mademoiselle L.L. (Young Woman in a Red... - James Jacques Joseph Tissot - www.jamestissot.org
Portrait of Mademoiselle L.L. (Young Woman in a Red...
Summer - James Jacques Joseph Tissot - www.jamestissot.org
Summer
The Shop Girl - James Jacques Joseph Tissot - www.jamestissot.org
The Shop Girl
Le Banc de Jardin (The Garden Bench) 1882 - James Jacques Joseph Tissot - www.jamestissot.org
Le Banc de Jardin (The Garden Bench) 1882
Jesus At Bethany - James Jacques Joseph Tissot - www.jamestissot.org
Jesus At Bethany

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