The Appearance of Christ at the Cenacle (Apparition du Christ au cénacle)
Christ appears to his followers at the cenacle, the upper room where they had shared the Last Supper. Exposing his glowing wounds, Jesus reveals himself to them—to their delight and wonder—while the servants who tend the disciples peer through the curtains in astonishment.
Opaque watercolor over graphite on gray wove paper
Image: 5 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (14 x 26 cm)
Sheet: 5 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (14 x 26 cm)
Frame: 15 x 20 x 1 1/2 in. (38.1 x 50.8 x 3.8 cm) (show scale)
Signed top left: "J.J. Tissot"
Purchased by public subscription
1900, purchased from the artist by the Brooklyn Museum.
This item is not on view
James Tissot (French, 1836-1902). The Appearance of Christ at the Cenacle (Apparition du Christ au cénacle), 1886-1894. Opaque watercolor over graphite on gray wove paper, Image: 5 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (14 x 26 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription, 00.159.340 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 00.159.340_PS2.jpg)
overall, 00.159.340_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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