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 a successful painter of Paris society before moving to London in 1871. He became famous as a genre painter of fashionably dressed women shown in various scenes of everyday life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Tissot has received more than 453,916 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). James Tissot is the 254th most popular painter (up from 433rd in 2019), the 804th most popular biography from France (up from 1,355th in 2019) and the 65th 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 254 out of 1,428. Before him are Luigi Russolo, Zdzisław Beksiński, Bernardo Bellotto, Hendrick Avercamp, Viktor Vasnetsov, and Jean-Baptiste Greuze. After him are Domenichino, Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, Kees van Dongen, Salaì, Jacopo Bassano, and Francesco Guardi.

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Among people born in 1836, James Tissot ranks 9Before him are Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Léo Delibes, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Sophia of Nassau, Marie Henriette of Austria, and Francis II of the Two Sicilies. After him are Henri Fantin-Latour, Sakamoto Ryōma, Ferdinand Cheval, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Władysław Tarnowski, and Joseph Chamberlain. Among people deceased in 1902, James Tissot ranks 9Before him are Levi Strauss, Rudolf Virchow, Swami Vivekananda, Maria Goretti, Samuel Butler, and Marie Henriette of Austria. After him are Richard von Krafft-Ebing, Francis, Duke of Cádiz, Ion Ivanovici, Albert of Saxony, Victor D'Hondt, and John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton.

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In France

Among people born in France, James Tissot ranks 804 out of 5,234. Before him are Louis I, Duke of Bourbon (1279), Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725), Isabella of Angoulême (1188), Jules Dumont d'Urville (1790), Alfred de Vigny (1797), and Gabrielle d'Estrées (1573). After him are André the Giant (1946), Francis Lai (1932), Robert Nivelle (1856), Catherine Labouré (1806), Georges Dumézil (1898), and Louis Barthou (1862).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, James Tissot ranks 65Before him are Raoul Dufy (1877), Balthus (1908), Georges Rouault (1871), Martin Schongauer (1450), Hyacinthe Rigaud (1659), and Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725). After him are Jacques Callot (1592), Henri Fantin-Latour (1836), Simon Vouet (1590), Claude Joseph Vernet (1714), Paul Delaroche (1797), and Horace Vernet (1789).