• "All the Fashion"

    3 monthes ago - By Karin Jurick

    6 x 8"oil on panel
    The artist Jacques Tissot had an eye for beauty and fashion, the son of parents in the fashion and designer hats business. At a young age, he'd paint clothing in fine detail, a style surely influenced by what surrounded him. He also knew at a very young age he wanted to pursue a career in art.
    Allow me to tell you about the woman in Tissot's painting Mavourneen - raised in England and Agra, India - her father rose from an Irish army officer to chief accountant for the East India Company, and worth mentioning, a strict Catholic. When she was 16, her father arranged for...
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