Suffer the Little Children to Come unto Me (Laisser venir à moi les petits enfants)
Despite the protests of the disciples, Jesus blesses the little children who are brought to him, calling them exemplars of faith.
- Portfolio/Series: The Life of Our Lord Jesus Christ (La Vie de Notre-Seigneur Jésus-Christ)
- Artist: James Tissot, French, 1836-1902
- Medium: Opaque watercolor over graphite on gray wove paper
- Place Made: France
- Dates: 1886-1896
- Dimensions: Image: 7 x 9 7/16 in. (17.8 x 24 cm) Sheet: 7 x 9 7/16 in. (17.8 x 24 cm) Frame: 15 x 20 x 1 1/2 in. (38.1 x 50.8 x 3.8 cm) (show scale)
- Signature: Signed bottom left: "J.J. Tissot"
- Collections:European Art
- Museum Location: This item is not on view
- Accession Number: 00.159.188
- Credit Line: Purchased by public subscription
- Rights Statement: No known copyright restrictions
- Caption: James Tissot (French, 1836-1902). Suffer the Little Children to Come unto Me (Laisser venir à moi les petits enfants), 1886-1896. Opaque watercolor over graphite on gray wove paper, Image: 7 x 9 7/16 in. (17.8 x 24 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription, 00.159.188
- Record Completeness: Best (88%)