Young Lady Holding Japanese Objects in the style of James Tissot


This specially commissioned oil painting on canvas interprets "Young Lady Holding Japanese Objects" in the style of James Tissot.

The original painting, created in 1870, emerged during the height of the 'Japonisme' craze in France. Sparked by Japan opening its ports to foreign trade in 1854 after nearly 250 years of isolation. This event, led by Commodore Perry of the United States Navy, introduced an influx of exotic Japanese objects and textiles. Including embroidered silk kimonos, Japanese dolls, folding screens, and porcelains.

James Tissot, a renowned collector of Japanese artifacts, often incorporated these items into his artworks. His extensive collection together with his unique artistic vision made his Parisian studio a notable destination for art enthusiasts and collectors, earning him numerous commissions.

In this interpretation, the young lady is depicted holding various Japanese objects, showcasing the elegance and also intricate beauty of these exotic items. The painting reflects Tissot's fascination with Japanese culture and his ability to blend Western portraiture with Eastern aesthetics. The use of rich colors, detailed textures, and refined composition therefore exemplifies Tissot's style and his contribution to the Japonisme movement.

This artwork not only pays homage to Tissot's original but also celebrates the cultural exchange that enriched 19th-century European art, highlighting the timeless allure of Japanese artistry through the lens of Western appreciation.

  • Oil on Canvas.
  • Young Lady Holding Japanese Objects in the style of James Tissot.
  • Bespoke Handmade Frame.

Width: 107 cm  |  Depth: 6 cm  |  Height: 90 cm

Item code: OP120-666126000

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