The Axe in the Trunk of the Tree (La cognée dans le tronc de l'arbre)
Opaque watercolor over graphite on gray wove paper
Image: 5 1/16 x 8 7/8 in. (12.9 x 22.5 cm)
Sheet: 5 1/16 x 8 7/8 in. (12.9 x 22.5 cm) (show scale)
Signed bottom right: "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 Axe in the Trunk of the Tree (La cognée dans le tronc de l'arbre), 1886-1894. Opaque watercolor over graphite on gray wove paper, Image: 5 1/16 x 8 7/8 in. (12.9 x 22.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription, 00.159.45 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 00.159.45_PS2.jpg)
overall, 00.159.45_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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