06 juin 2009

New acquisition bu the J. Paul Getty Museum : Portrait of the Marquise de Miramon by Jacques Joseph Tissot

Portrait of the Marquise de Miramon, née, Thérèse Feuillant,  Jacques Joseph Tissot, French, 1866. Oil on canvas. 50 9/16 x 29 15/16 in. 2007.7 Costumed in the latest style and surrounded by fashionable decorative objects, the Marquise de Miramon wears a rose colored, ruffled peignoir, or dressing gown. Around her neck are a black lace scarf and a silver cross. Reflecting the new European fascination with Japanese art, behind her is a Japanese screen depicting cranes on a gold ground, and on the mantelpiece are several... [Lire la suite]