Jacques-Joseph Tissot in Brighton

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                                                James Tissot “Too Early” (1873) Source unknown

After being wounded in the Franco Prussian-war, and having briefly supported the Paris Commune in 1871, Jacques-Joseph Tissot made his way to London.  There he settled from some 11 years. He found immediate success.  The public and most critics admired the “delicacy of tone” in his pictures of “pretty English girls”. Continue reading