Ramsgate by James Tissot

The work is set in a house in Goldsmid Place (now Harbour Parade), Ramsgate.

Details

Medium:
Drypoint
Dimensions:
25 x 35 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,250 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
1994
Vendor:
Christopher Wood

The seated figure is the artist's mistress and model, Mrs Kathleen Newton, whom he met about this time. Tissot's interest in Japanese prints would have made him aware of the graphic potential of folds and patterns of clothes.

Provenance

Private Collection; with Christopher Wood.

Venue details

The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge 18 High Street, CANTERBURY Kent CT1 2RA 01227 862162 www.thebeaney.co.uk

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