James Tissot, Painter of Modern Life | by Cleveland Museum of Art | CMA Thinker | Feb, 2023


By William H. Robinson, Paul J. and Edith Ingalls Vignos Jr. Senior Curator of Modern Art

Figure 1. Two Figures at a Door (The Proposal?), 1872. James Tissot (French, 1836–1902). Oil on canvas; 101 x 62.5 cm. Partial gift from Ralph and Terry Kovel and Family, and partial purchase from the John L. Severance Fund, 2022.140
Figure 2. Detail of the unfastened button on the lower part of the woman’s overdress
Figure 3. Ralph and Terry Kovel

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