Phillip Medhurst presents 156/392 The Holy Women Luke 8:1-3 the James Tissot Jesus c 1896

By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. Opaque watercolour over graphite on paper. 17 x 25.7 cms, Brooklyn Museum New York.

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

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Phillip Medhurst presents 201/392 the James Tissot Jesus c 1896 Zacchaeus in the Sycamore Awaiting the Passage of Jesus Luke 19:1-10

By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. Opaque watercolour over graphite on paper. 18.1 x 25.2 cms. Brooklyn Museum New York.

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 228/392 the James Tissot Jesus c 1896 One of the Salome

By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. After a painting now in the Brooklyn Museum, New York; 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 231/392 the James Tissot Jesus c 1896 A disciple from the South

By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. After a painting now in the Brooklyn Museum, New York; 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 287/392 the James Tissot Jesus c 1896 The Apostles’ Hiding Place

By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. Opaque watercolour over graphite on paper. 17.1 x 23.8 cms. Brooklyn Museum New York.

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 324/392 the James Tissot Jesus c 1896 The Disciples Having Left Their Hiding Place Watch from Afar in Agony


By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. Opaque watercolour over graphite on paper. 12.9 x 22.2 cms. Brooklyn Museum New York.

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 389/392 the James Tissot Jesus c 1896 The Ascension as Seen from the Mount of Olives Acts 1:9

By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. Opaque watercolour over graphite on paper. 25.1 x 14.8 cms. Brooklyn Museum New York. Purchased in 1900 by public subscription.

By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. After a painting now in the Brooklyn Museum, New York; 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.