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Tissot, J. James (Illustrator
The Old Testament. 2 vols. (Complete)
M. De Brunoff, Art Publisher, 1904. American Edition de Grand Luxe. Limited edition. Hardcover. 1/720. Folio. Original full leather with gold lettering on spines. Raised bands. All edges gilt. Dentelles. Silk moire endpapers. Mounted frontispiece portrait of J. James Tissot, protected with a tissue-guard. Both title-pages in red and black lettering with embossed golden grape cluster vignette. Decorative initials and head- and tailpieces. Rare and fascinating work profusely illustrated with three hundred and ninety-six in-text and full-page compositions (some in color). This copy being an American Edition de Grand Luxe, each full-page plate is displayed in 2 states, each one being protected with a tissue-guard. Every first state illustrations are mounted. Some age-wear on binding with some rubbing along joints and edges. Front board of second volume detached but present. Some discoloration on spines. Bindings in overall fair to good, interior in near to fine condition. About the Illustrator: James Jacques Joseph Tissot (1836 -1902) was born at Nantes. He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris under Ingres, Flandrin and Lamothe, and exhibited in the Paris Salon for the first time at the age of twenty-three. In 1861 he showed The Meeting of Faust and Marguerite, which was purchased by the state for the Luxembourg Gallery. His first characteristic period made him a painter of the charms of women. Demi-mondaine would be more accurate as a description of the series of studies which he called La Femme a Paris. He fought in the Franco-Prussian War and, falling under suspicion … [Click Below for Full Description]
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