Biography: James Tissot
The latter years of Tissot's life were devoted to creating paintings depicting themes from the Old Testament.
James Tissot, sometimes known as Jacques Joseph Tissot, was a French painter and illustrator. Before relocating to London in 1871, he was a prosperous painter of stylish, contemporary scenes and social life in Paris. Tissot, an associate of Edgar Degas and his tutor, also painted biblical imagery.
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