Artist Birthdays October 15 – JAMES TISSOT

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JAMES TISSOT (October 15, 1836 – August 8, 1902)

  • Nationality: French
  • Field: Painting, printmaking
  • Art Movement: Realism
  • ARTiFact: His career can be separated into 3 subject matters/phases: historical, socialites and fashionable society, and biblical themes.
  • Artist Quote: “It is imagination that inflames the passions by painting in a fascinating or terrible fashion an object which impresses us.”
  • Notable Artwork (shown below): The Garden Bench, 1882.

James Tissot. The Garden Bench. 1882.


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