Frieze from the Tomb of Queen Helena of Adiabene near Jerusalem (Frise du tombeau de la reine Hélène d'Adiabène, près de Jérusalem)
Ink on paper mounted on board
1886-1887 or 1889
Sheet: 4 1/2 x 9 3/16 in. (11.4 x 23.3 cm)
Mount: 5 x 9 3/4 in. (12.7 x 24.8 cm) (show scale)
Lower right, monogram: "JTJ"
Verso on mount: "Frise du tombeau de la reine Helene d'Adiabène / près de Jerusalem Passion--page (with strikethrough) / predication page 163."
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James Tissot (French, 1836-1902). Frieze from the Tomb of Queen Helena of Adiabene near Jerusalem (Frise du tombeau de la reine Hélène d'Adiabène, près de Jérusalem), 1886-1887 or 1889. Ink on paper mounted on board, Sheet: 4 1/2 x 9 3/16 in. (11.4 x 23.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription, 00.159.357.1 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 00.159.357.1_IMLS_PS3.jpg)
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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 first (top) register.
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