06 Works, Today, March 6th. is artist Jean-Baptiste-Ange Tissier’s day, his story, illustrated with footnotes #064

Jean Baptiste Ange Tissier (1814 – 76)
Sleeping Nymph (1844-49)

81 x 56 cm (31,8 x 22,0 inches)
Oil on canvas
Paris, Musée du Louvre

Jean-Baptiste-Ange Tissier (6 March 1814, in Paris — 4 April 1876, in Nice) was a French painter in the Romantic style. He was primarily a portraitist and was an official artist of the Second Empire…

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Author: Zaidan Art Blog

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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