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James Tissot

1836 - 1902

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Jacques Joseph Tissot (French: [tiso]; 15 October 1836 – 8 August 1902), anglicized as James Tissot (), was a French painter and illustrator. He was born to a drapery merchant and a milliner and decided to pursue a career in art at a young age, incorporating elements of realism, early Impressionism, and academic art into his work. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Tissot has received more than 644,803 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). James Tissot is the 273rd most popular painter (down from 253rd in 2019), the 870th most popular biography from France (down from 802nd in 2019) and the 68th most popular French Painter.

James Tissot was a French painter who is most famous for his paintings of biblical scenes.

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Among painters, James Tissot ranks 273 out of 1,421Before him are Gerard ter Borch, Philippe de Champaigne, Jacques Callot, Balthus, Martin Schongauer, and Paul Delaroche. After him are Norman Rockwell, Félicien Rops, Carlo Crivelli, Vilhelm Hammershøi, Jacopo Bassano, and Joachim Patinir.

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Among people born in 1836, James Tissot ranks 12Before him are Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Francis II of the Two Sicilies, Marie Henriette of Austria, Henri Fantin-Latour, Sakamoto Ryōma, and Ferdinand Cheval. After him are Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Joseph Chamberlain, Jules Chéret, Princess Anna of Prussia, Hassan I of Morocco, and Jules Joseph Lefebvre. Among people deceased in 1902, James Tissot ranks 9Before him are Swami Vivekananda, Rudolf Virchow, Levi Strauss, Maria Goretti, Marie Henriette of Austria, and Samuel Butler. After him are Richard von Krafft-Ebing, Francis, Duke of Cádiz, Victor D'Hondt, Ion Ivanovici, Albert of Saxony, and Archduchess Margarete Sophie of Austria.

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In France

Among people born in France, James Tissot ranks 870 out of 6,011Before him are Paul Delaroche (1797), Georges Brassens (1921), Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille (1713), Magnentius (303), Jacques Anquetil (1934), and Raymond of Poitiers (1115). After him are Michèle Mercier (1939), Adelaide of Maurienne (1092), Léon Gambetta (1838), Liliane Bettencourt (1922), John I of Aragon (1350), and Paul Henri Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant (1852).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, James Tissot ranks 68Before him are Simon Vouet (1590), Henri Fantin-Latour (1836), Jacques Callot (1592), Balthus (1908), Martin Schongauer (1450), and Paul Delaroche (1797). After him are Thomas Couture (1815), Horace Vernet (1789), Séraphine Louis (1864), Léon Bonnat (1833), Jan Gossaert (1478), and Émile Bernard (1868).