TISSOT, James
(b. 1836, Nantes, d. 1902, Château de Buillon)

The Newspaper

1883
Pastel on paper, 63 x 50 cm
Musée du Petit Palais, Paris

The paintings and pastels of Tissot were invariably meticulously drawn, dryly painted, yet often effectively composed, and charmingly anecdotal. Recently they have enjoyed a revival on the art market and among scholars.




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