James Tissot "October" 1877 Updated higher quality, fuller image. James Jacques Joseph Tissot (1836-1902) was a French painter, who spent much of his career in Britain. Tissot exhibited in the Paris Salon and was friends with Edgar Degas and James Whistler. Oil on canvas In the collection of Montreal Museum of Arts (Montreal, Canada)
This incredibly designed contemporary loft in downtown Houston, Texas has been designed by interior design firm Kristina Wilson Design. With exposed concrete ceilings and brick wall in the living room, this open plan home has plenty of fabulous industrial features. There is also beautiful wooden flooring throughout and eclectic details, exuding a warm and welcoming atmosphere for the homeowner and guests.
OCTOBER 2005 - When John Singer Sargent unveiled Madame X - his famous portrait of American beauty Virginie Gautreau - at the 1884 Paris Salon, its subject's bold pose & provocative dress shocked the public and the critics, smashing Sargent's dreams of a Paris career. In this remarkable novel, Gioia Diliberto tells Virginie's story, drawing on the sketchy historical facts to re-create Virginie's tempestuous personality & the captivating milieu of 19th century Paris.