James Tissot art links 


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James Tissot: Hide and Seek, ca.1877
Source: WebMuseum (see "image archives" below)


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James Tissot

[French Painter, 1836-1902]

• Also known as:  James Jacques Joseph Tissot
Jean-Jacques Tissot
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Original works by James Tissot available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
2 works online

Notable SiteJames Tissot at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Mavourneen, 1877

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Inner Voices (Christ Consoling the Wanderers), 1885

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Young Woman in a Rocking Chair, 1873

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
2 paintings

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  
Tea, 1872

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  
9 works

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Bad News (The Parting)

Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
The Shop Girl

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
The Hammock, etching and drypoint, 1880

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
The Convalescent

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, New Brunswick

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum, New York City
The Thames, 1876

Bury St. Edmunds Art Gallery, England
Sydney Milner-Gibson, 1872

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
Young Women Looking At Japanese Articles

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand
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Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

MacKenzie Art Gallery, Saskatchewan

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
6 works online

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, Québec
October, 1877

Museum of London, UK
Portrait of Frederick Leighton, 1872

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
An interesting story

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Portrait of Mrs Catherine Smith Gill

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, California

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Seattle Art Museum

Sheffield Galleries & Museums, UK
The Convalescent, 1876

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

Telfair Museums, Savannah, Georgia
(Click on the artwork title, not the thumbnail, to enlarge the image)

The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas

The Faringdon Collection at Buscot Park, Oxfordshire, UK
Study for portrait of La Viscomtesse de Montmorand

The Hepworth Wakefield, England
On the Thames, 1876

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio
(Click the "European 1000-1900" category, then see the work in the second row of thumbnails)

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
4 works online when last checked

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteJames Tissot at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJames Tissot at The Artchive  
Hide and Seek

Notable SiteJames Tissot at The Athenaeum  
119 works online by Tissot

Notable SiteJames Tissot in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

James Tissot at ArtMagick

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

James Tissot at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Olga's Gallery

Rasiel's Wallpapers
(Click on the size of the scan you wish to view)

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Orientalist Art of the Nineteenth Century
The Journey of the Magi, 1894

Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

The Victorian Web

UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on James Tissot  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Arcadian Galleries
Biography of the artist

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
look inside

James Tissot: Victorian Life/Modern Love

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Seductive Surfaces: The Art of Tissot


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