JAMES JACQUES JOSEPH TISSOT (NANTES 1836-1906 DOUBS)
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JAMES JACQUES JOSEPH TISSOT (NANTES 1836-1906 DOUBS)

Homme debout en costume Renaissance, sa main droite sur la hanche

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JAMES JACQUES JOSEPH TISSOT (NANTES 1836-1906 DOUBS)
Homme debout en costume Renaissance, sa main droite sur la hanche
graphite, rehaussé de blanc sur papier rose clair
31,2 x 15,3 cm (12 1⁄4 x 6 in.)
Provenance
A. Normand (1910-1993), Paris (L.153c).
Vente Christie's, Londres, 10 Juillet 2014, lot 176.
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JAMES JACQUES JOSEPH TISSOT, A STANDING MAN IN RENAISSANCE COSTUME, PENCIL, HEIGHTENED WITH WHITE ON LIGHT PINK PAPER
The present drawing is a study for a monumental painting, The Departure of the Prodigal Son, that James Tissot executed upon his return from Italy, paying hommage to the Florentine Renaissance and the colours of Venice, in particular to the master Carpaccio. The painting was exhibited at the Salon in 1863 (Petit Palais, inv. PPP04856; James Tissot et ses Maîtres, exh. cat., Nantes, Musée des beaux-arts, 2005, cat. 6).

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Lot Essay

Étude pour le tableau monumental, Le Départ du fils prodigue, que James Tissot  exécute à son retour d’Italie, tel un hommage à la Renaissance florentine et aux couleurs de Venise, notamment au maître Carpaccio. Le tableau est exposé au Salon en 1863 (Petit Palais, inv. PPP04856 ; James Tissot et ses Maîtres, exh. cat., Nantes, musée des beaux-arts, 2005, cat. 6).

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