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James Jacques Tissot

(1836-1902), French painter and printmaker

Artist of 66 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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Abdul Aziz, by James Jacques Tissot - NPG 4707(1)

Abdul Aziz

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

Alexander II, Emperor of Russia, by James Jacques Tissot - NPG 4707(2)

Alexander II, Emperor of Russia

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

Sir John Pender, by James Jacques Tissot - NPG 2738

Sir John Pender

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

Sir Henry Keppel, by James Jacques Tissot - NPG 5593

Sir Henry Keppel

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

Queen Isabella II of Spain ('Sovereigns, No. 2.'), by James Jacques Tissot - NPG D43397

Queen Isabella II of Spain ('Sovereigns, No. 2.')

by James Jacques Tissot
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 18 September 1869
NPG D43397

Leopold II, King of the Belgians ('Sovereigns, No. 3.

Leopold II, King of the Belgians ('Sovereigns, No. 3. "Un roi constitutionnel."')

by James Jacques Tissot
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 9 October 1869
NPG D43400

Alexander II, Emperor of Russia ('Sovereigns, No. 4.'), by James Jacques Tissot - NPG D43401

Alexander II, Emperor of Russia ('Sovereigns, No. 4.')

by James Jacques Tissot
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 16 October 1869
NPG D43401

Abdul Aziz, Sultan of Turkey ('Sovereigns. No. 5.'), by James Jacques Tissot - NPG D43403

Abdul Aziz, Sultan of Turkey ('Sovereigns. No. 5.')

by James Jacques Tissot
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 30 October 1869
NPG D43403

Frederick Temple ('Men of the Day, No. 1.'), by James Jacques Tissot - NPG D43404

Frederick Temple ('Men of the Day, No. 1.')

by James Jacques Tissot
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 6 November 1869
NPG D43404

Thomas Dundas, 2nd Earl of Zetland ('Statesmen No. 37.'), by James Jacques Tissot - NPG D43408

Thomas Dundas, 2nd Earl of Zetland ('Statesmen No. 37.')

by James Jacques Tissot
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 4 December 1869
NPG D43408

Pope Pius IX (Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti) ('Sovereigns No. 6.'), by James Jacques Tissot - NPG D43412

Pope Pius IX (Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti) ('Sovereigns No. 6.')

by James Jacques Tissot
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 1 January 1870
NPG D43412

(Olivier) Émile Ollivier ('Men of the Day No. 3'), by James Jacques Tissot - NPG D43414

(Olivier) Émile Ollivier ('Men of the Day No. 3')

by James Jacques Tissot
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 15 January 1870
NPG D43414

Victor Henri Rochefort, Marquis de Rochefort-Luçay ('Men of the Day No. 4.'), by James Jacques Tissot - NPG D43415

Victor Henri Rochefort, Marquis de Rochefort-Luçay ('Men of the Day No. 4.')

by James Jacques Tissot
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 22 January 1870
NPG D43415

Victor Emmanuel II, King of Italy ('Sovereigns No. 7.'), by James Jacques Tissot - NPG D43416

Victor Emmanuel II, King of Italy ('Sovereigns No. 7.')

by James Jacques Tissot
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 29 January 1870
NPG D43416

Louis Jules Trochu ('Men of the Day No. 10.

Louis Jules Trochu ('Men of the Day No. 10. "The hope of France."')

by James Jacques Tissot
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 17 September 1870
NPG D43449

Frederick III, Emperor of Germany and King of Prussia ('Men of the Day No. 11.'), by James Jacques Tissot - NPG D43450

Frederick III, Emperor of Germany and King of Prussia ('Men of the Day No. 11.')

by James Jacques Tissot
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 24 September 1870
NPG D43450

Prince Otto Edward Leopold von Bismarck-Schonhausen ('Statesmen No. 66.'), by James Jacques Tissot - NPG D43453

Prince Otto Edward Leopold von Bismarck-Schonhausen ('Statesmen No. 66.')

by James Jacques Tissot
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 15 October 1870
NPG D43453

Wilhelm I, Emperor of Germany and King of Prussia ('Sovereigns, No. 8.'), by James Jacques Tissot - NPG D43465

Wilhelm I, Emperor of Germany and King of Prussia ('Sovereigns, No. 8.')

by James Jacques Tissot
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 7 January 1871
NPG D43465

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