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Tissot, James Joseph Jacques (1836-1902)

Tissot, James Joseph Jacques (1836-1902)

Well-known French painter of the life of Christ, chiefly remembered in Spiritualism for his mezzotint "Apparition Medianimique," which portrayed his impressions of a materialization séance in 1885 with the medium William Eglinton. He saw the apparition of his departed fiancée accompanied by "Ernest," the guide of the medium. The painting was acquired by the London Spiritualist Alliance.

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Tissot, James Joseph Jacques

James Joseph Jacques Tissot (zhāmz zhôzĕf´ zhäk tēsō´), 1836–1902, French painter and etcher. After participating in the Franco-Prussian War he stayed for 10 years in London, where he was highly esteemed for his genre scenes (e.g., The Ball on Shipboard). In 1882 he went to Palestine and devoted his life to a series of watercolor drawings illustrating the Bible. Many of these are in the Brooklyn Museum.

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