James Tissot (French, 1836-1902). <em>The Voice from on High (La voix d'en haut)</em>, 1886-1894. Opaque watercolor over graphite on gray wove paper, Image: 7 7/16 x 10 3/8 in. (18.9 x 26.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription, 00.159.203 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 00.159.203_PS2.jpg)

The Voice from on High (La voix d'en haut)

Artist:James Tissot

Medium: Opaque watercolor over graphite on gray wove paper

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Dates:1886-1894

Dimensions: Image: 7 7/16 x 10 3/8 in. (18.9 x 26.4 cm) Sheet: 7 7/16 x 10 3/8 in. (18.9 x 26.4 cm) Frame: 15 x 20 x 1 1/2 in. (38.1 x 50.8 x 3.8 cm)

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Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 2N12, J117

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Accession Number: 00.159.203

Image: 00.159.203_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
The image is comprised of many layers of opaque watercolor. Graphite lines appear along the top and right edges, presumably as guidelines to cutting the piece down. It is mounted to a secondary support of cream-colored wove paper.

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