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.
Opaque watercolor over graphite on gray wove paper
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)
Signed bottom left: "J.J. Tissot"
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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 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 00.159.188_PS2.jpg)
overall, 00.159.188_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2007
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