Research Catalog

James Tissot

Title
James Tissot / Melissa E. Buron with Krystyna Matyjaszkiewicz ; and Donato Esposito, Marine Kisiel, Sarah Kleiner, Nancy Rose Marshall, Paul Perrin, Cyrille Sciama, Bertrand Tillier ; and Jan Dirk Baetens, Justine De Young, Margaretta S. Frederick, Charlotte Gere, Frédéric Mantion, Valentine Robert, Léa Saint-Raymond, Françoise Tétart-Vittu, Peter Trippi.
Publication
  • San Francisco, CA : de Young, Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco ; Munich ; New York : DelMonico Books·Prestel, [2019]
  • ©2019

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Description
354 pages : illustrations (chiefly color); 32 cm
Subject
Genre/Form
  • Essays.
  • Exhibition catalogs.
  • Illustrated works.
  • Portraits.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 306-315) and index.
Language (note)
  • Text in English, with translations from the French.
Exhibitions (note)
  • Issued in connection with the exhibition James Tissot: Fashion and Faith, held Oct. 12, 2019-Feb. 9, 2020, Legion of Honor, San Francisco, and Mar. 23-July 19, 2020, Musée d'Orsay, Paris.
Contents
Foreword / Thomas P. Campbell, Laurence Des Cars -- Donors and Lenders -- Introduction: the Mysterious World of James Tissot / Melissa E. Buron -- Essays. -- James Tissot's Youth in Nantes / Cyrille Sciama -- 'One gram of Henri Leys, two grams of talent, zero grams of genius': Tissot's Early Paintings / Jan Dirk Baetens -- 'Love, Error, and Repentance': The Faust and Marguerite Paintings / Margaretta S. Frederick -- Tissot and the Traumas of the 'Terrible Year' / Bertrand Tillier -- Tissot and the French Market / Léa Saint-Raymond -- Looking Beyond Paris: Tissot's Reception in England during the 1860s / Peter Trippi -- Tissot's British Modern-Life Paintings / Nancy Rose Marshall -- Tissot's 'Genius' Picture-Selling in Britain / Krystyna Matyjaszkiewicz -- Tissot's Houses in Saint John's Wood, London -- Charlotte Gere -- The Career of a Portrait Painter / Paul Perrin -- Tissot and Fashion / Justine de Young -- A Summer Dress with Yellow Ribbons / Franc̦ois Tétart-Vittu -- The Visions of Tissot / Melissa E. Buron -- The Resurrection of Painting: Tissot and Cinema / Valentine Robert -- Final Years at the Builon Estates / Frédéric Mantion -- Catalogue. -- Introduction to the Catalogue / Melissa E. Buron with Krystyna Matyjaszkiewicz -- Medieval and Modern Life -- Portraits -- Japonisme and Chioisie -- Vanity Fair -- By the Water -- La Mystérieuse -- La Femme à Paris -- 'Twixt Two Worlds -- Appendices. -- 'All are clever, several are hideous': Tissot and His Prints in London / Donato Esposito -- 'Always in search of the exquisite in art': Tissot's Cloisonné Enamels / Krystyna Matyjaskiewicz -- Tissot's Painting Techniques / Sarah Kleiner -- Pigment Analysis -- Tissot and Degas: Contours of a Friendship / Marine Kisiel.
ISBN
  • 9783791359199
  • 3791359193
LCCN
2019025111
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