Antique frieze at Jefra, on the road from Nablous to Jerusalem (Frise antique à Jefra, route de Naplouse à Jérusalem)
Black ink with graphite underdrawing on paper
1886-1887 or 1889
sheet: 3 15/16 × 10 5/8 in. (10 × 27 cm)
mount: 4 1/4 × 11 in. (10.8 × 27.9 cm) (show scale)
Lower right, monogram: "JTJ"
Verso on mount: "Frise antique a Jefra. Route de Naplouse a Jerusalem. / Semaine sainte-page"
Purchased by public subscription
1900, purchased from the artist by the Brooklyn Museum.
This is one of three drawings (00.159.357.1-.3) sketched on and later cut from one sheet of paper. The drawings were sketched in three registers and the placement of this drawing was the third (bottom) register.
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James Tissot (French, 1836-1902). Antique frieze at Jefra, on the road from Nablous to Jerusalem (Frise antique à Jefra, route de Naplouse à Jérusalem), 1886-1887 or 1889. Black ink with graphite underdrawing on paper, sheet: 3 15/16 × 10 5/8 in. (10 × 27 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription, 00.159.357.3 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 00.159.357.3_IMLS_PS3.jpg)
overall, 00.159.357.3_IMLS_PS3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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