13 décembre 2018

National Gallery of Canada acquires The Foursome (The Partie Carrée) by James Tissot

James Tissot, The Foursome, 1870, oil on canvas, 120 x 145.8 x 2 cm. Purchased 2018. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. OTTAWA.- A new acquisition for the National Gallery of Canada went on permanent display today. The Partie Carée (1870), by renowned French artist James Tissot (1836–1902) joins two other Tissot works in the collection, enriching the Gallery’s important holdings from the French Second Empire period (1852-70). Purchased privately from the Estate of David R. Graham, The Partie Carée... [Lire la suite]
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10 novembre 2017

Le Kunsthaus Zürich présente «Acclamée et brocardée. La peinture française 1820–1880»

Eugène Giraud, Le bal de l’Opéra, 1866. Oil on canvas, 172 x 125 cm, Musée Carnavalet – Histoire de Paris. Courtesy Kunsthaus Zürich ZURICH - Du 10 novembre 2017 au 28 janvier 2018, le Kunsthaus Zürich présente en exclusivité et pour la première fois en Suisse un panorama de la peinture française tiraillée entre l’académisme, dont l’ère prend fin au cours du 19e siècle, et une peinture obéissant davantage aux impulsions personnelles des peintres, qui s’émancipe peu à peu de ce canon. Romantisme,... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2017

Exhibition tells the story of the artists who fled to Britain to escape war in France

​Claude Monet, Houses of Parliament, c.1900-1 © 2017. The Art Institute of Chicago / Art Resource, NY/ Scala, Florence. LONDON - This autumn, Tate Britain bring together over 100 beautiful works by Monet, Tissot, Pissarro and others in the first large-scale exhibition to chart the stories of French artists who sought refuge in Britain during the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871). The EY Exhibition: Impressionists in London, French Artists in Exile (1870-1904) will map the artistic networks they built in... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2017

"Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade" at the Legion of Honor, June 24 - September 24, 2017

Edgar Degas, "Portrait of Zacharian," ca. 1885. Pastel on paper laid down on board, 15 5/8 x 15 5/8 in. (39.7 x 39.7 cm). Private Collection. Image courtesy of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. SAN FRANCISCO—Best known for his depictions of Parisian dancers and laundresses, Edgar Degas (French, 18341917) was enthralled with another aspect of modern life in the French capital: high-fashion hats and the women who created them. Degas’s fascination inspired a visually compelling and profoundly modern body of work that... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2016

James Tissot, Orphan, ca. 1879

James Tissot (French, Nantes 1836–1902 Chenecey-Buillon), Orphan, ca. 1879. Etching on laid paper; sheet: 22 1/16 x 12 1/16 in. (56.1 x 30.7 cm) plate: 22 x 11 5/16 in. (55.9 x 28.7 cm). The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1965. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 65.594.1 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Tissot used printmaking as a means of disseminating his painted compositions, in this case one that he exhibited in London in 1879. The etching shows... [Lire la suite]
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21 octobre 2015

Exhibition at Chiostro del Bramante recounts James Tissot's passions, torments and experiences

ROME.- A refined leading figure in the elite of his time, both envied and loved, James Tissot is a painter whose art in some respects is still an enigma today, a blend of Impressionist influences and Pre-Raphaelite echoes. Tissot was French by birth but British by adoption and felt equally at ease among conservatives and liberals. His paintings celebrate the life of the upper middle class ¬– the class that was at its height during the Victorian era between the industrial revolution and colonialism – by transforming the... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2011

"Le Balcon du Cercle de la rue Royale" de James Tissot enfin à Orsay

Jacques-Joseph Tissot, dit James Tissot (1836-1902) - Le Balcon du Cercle de la rue Royale, intitulé aussi Le Cercle de la rue Royale - 1868 - c. 300 x 200 cm - Musée d'Orsay - Paris - Source Wikipedia PARIS – Le Balcon du Cercle de la rue Royale de James Tissot vient d’être acquis par le Musée d’Orsay pour 4 millions d’euros. Après des années de convoitise et de procédures judiciaires Le Figaro a révélé l’acquisition par le musée d’Orsay du tableau de James Tissot intitulé Le Balcon du Cercle de la rue Royale. Ce chef-d’œuvre du... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2011

"Orientalism in Europe: From Delacroix to Kandinsky" @ Art Hall of Hypo Culture Foundation

Jean Lecomte du Nouÿ, The white Slave, 1888, oil on canvas, 149,5 x 118,3 cm. Nantes, Musée des Beaux-Arts © RMN/Gérard Blot With some 150 paintings and sculptures, the major exhibition Orientalism in Europe: from Delacroix to Kandinsky presents the diverse interpretations of the Islamic Orient, North Africa and the Middle East by almost 100 western European artists. This survey starts with Napoleon's Egyptian Campaign (1798-1801) and continues through to the Modernism of the early 20th century. Masterpieces by Ingres,... [Lire la suite]