Jacques Joseph Tissot, 1836-1902, was a French painter, famous for his genre art of fashionably dressed women shown in various scenes of everyday life. Series of 365 Tissot gouache works showing the life of Christ were shown to critical acclaim and enthusiastic audiences. The artist was awarded the Légion d'honneur, France's most prestigious medal. The James Tissot paintings have provided a foundation for contemporary films such as Raiders of the Lost Ark and The Age of Innocence. His portraits were achieving record prices in 21th century. -- The Copyright of Scripts is Reserved by Toperfect.