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James Jacques Tissot (1836-1902)

Artist of 7 portraits
In the 1860s and 1870s James Tissot was one of an international group of artists who worked for Vanity Fair magazine. They produced caricatures of many of the leading characters of the day, including artists, athletes, royalty, statesmen, scientists, authors, actors, soldiers and scholars.

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4707(1)

Abdul Aziz

by James Jacques Tissot
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 30 October 1869
NPG 4707(1)

4707(2)

Alexander II, Emperor of Russia

by James Jacques Tissot
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 16 October 1869
NPG 4707(2)

2642

Frederick Burnaby

by James Jacques Tissot
oil on panel, 1870
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2642

2738

Sir John Pender

by James Jacques Tissot
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 28 October 1871
NPG 2738

5593

Sir Henry Keppel

by James Jacques Tissot
watercolour, pencil and bodycolour, published in Vanity Fair 22 April 1876
NPG 5593

D6758

Hon. James William Bosville-Macdonald

by James Jacques Tissot
chromolithograph, published 1 April 1876
NPG D6758

D4405

Archibald Campbell Tait ('An earnest and liberal Primate' )

by James Jacques Tissot
coloured lithograph, published 25 December 1869
NPG D4405