Phillip Medhurst presents 323/392 the James Tissot Jesus c 1896 Angels Holding a Dial Indicating the Different Hours of the Acts of the Passion 


By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. Opaque watercolour over graphite on paper. 19.7 x 17.1 cms. Brooklyn Museum New York.

The Different Hours of the Acts of the Passion – Friday evening (3). Photogravure from “La Vie de Notre Seigneur Jésus Christ . . . . avec des notes et des dessins explicatifs par J. James Tissot” 1896-97.

Phillip Medhurst presents 328/392 the James Tissot Jesus c 1896 Angels Holding a Dial Indicating the Different Hours of the Acts of the Passion


By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. Opaque watercolour over graphite on paper. 19.7 x 17.1 cms. Brooklyn Museum New York.

The Different Hours of the Acts of the Passion – Friday evening (4). Photogravure from “La Vie de Notre Seigneur Jésus Christ . . . . avec des notes et des dessins explicatifs par J. James Tissot” 1896-97.

Phillip Medhurst presents 352/392 the James Tissot Jesus c 1896 Angels Holding a Dial Indicating the Different Hours of the Acts of the Passion

By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. Opaque watercolour over graphite on paper. 19.7 x 17.1 cms. Brooklyn Museum New York.

The Different Hours of the Acts of the Passion – Friday evening (7). Photogravure from “La Vie de Notre Seigneur Jésus Christ . . . . avec des notes et des dessins explicatifs par J. James Tissot” 1896-97.

Phillip Medhurst presents 354/392 the James Tissot Jesus c 1896 The Soul of the Good Thief Luke 23:42-43

By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. Opaque watercolour over graphite on paper. 26.8 x 17.6 cms. Brooklyn Museum New York.

Chromolithograph from “La Vie de Notre Seigneur Jésus Christ . . . . avec des notes et des dessins explicatifs par J. James Tissot” 1896-97.

Phillip Medhurst presents 374/392 the James Tissot Jesus c 1896 Mary Questions the Angels in the Tomb John 20:11-13

By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. Opaque watercolour over graphite on paper. 18.4 x 14.6 cms. Brooklyn Museum New York.

Lithograph from “La Vie de Notre Seigneur Jésus Christ . . . . avec des notes et des dessins explicatifs par J. James Tissot” 1896-97.

Phillip Medhurst presents 390/392 James Tissot Jesus c 1896 The Ascension as Seen from Below Acts 1:9-12

By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. Opaque watercolour over graphite on paper. 19.2 x 15.7 cms. Brooklyn Museum New York. Purchased in 1900 by public subscription.

Lithograph from “La Vie de Notre Seigneur Jésus Christ . . . . avec des notes et des dessins explicatifs par J. James Tissot” Publisher: Tours: Alfred Mame et Fils, 1896-97. Image size varies (c 9.5 x 6.5 inches). The work was printed in France by Lemercier, who prepared 4000 plates for the different colours and various processes (chromolithography, photogravure, typography, wood engraving etc.) Tissot himself supervised the preparation of the plates and later the printing of the volumes.