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James Tissot: The Life of Christ: The Complete Set of 350 Watercolors

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Accompanied a major exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, New York. Texts by Judith F. Dolkart, David Morgan and Amy Sitar. In 1885, having achieved success painting fashionable society in London and Paris, French painter James Tissot (1836-1902) experienced a religious vision that led to both a renewal of his beliefs and a dramatic shift in his artistic focus. Over the next 10 years Tissot devoted himself to a project to illustrate the New Testament. The result was The Life of Christ, a monumental series of 350 watercolours combining fantastic imagery with minute archaeological observation and vivid realism. James Tissot: The Life of Christ is the first comprehensive exploration of this extraordinary body of work. Featuring three incisive essays and an informative commentary on the paintings, this beautifully illustrated book examines the conception, creation and history of The Life of Christ as well as the cultural context in which it emerged.

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Item details

Author(s):
Judith F. Dolkart
Condition:
New
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0872731642
ISBN-13:
9780872731646
Publisher:
Brooklyn Museum / Merrell

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BRAND NEW AND SEALED

Accompanied a major exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, New York. Texts by Judith F. Dolkart, David Morgan and Amy Sitar. In 1885, having achieved success painting fashionable society in London and Paris, French painter James Tissot (1836-1902) experienced a religious vision that led to both a renewal of his beliefs and a dramatic shift in his artistic focus. Over the next 10 years Tissot devoted himself to a project to illustrate the New Testament. The result was The Life of Christ, a monumental series of 350 watercolours combining fantastic imagery with minute archaeological observation and vivid realism. James Tissot: The Life of Christ is the first comprehensive exploration of this extraordinary body of work. Featuring three incisive essays and an informative commentary on the paintings, this beautifully illustrated book examines the conception, creation and history of The Life of Christ as well as the cultural context in which it emerged.

BRAND NEW AND SEALED

Author(s):
Judith F. Dolkart
Condition:
New
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0872731642
ISBN-13:
9780872731646
Publisher:
Brooklyn Museum / Merrell

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