The Last Evening by James Tissot (1836-1902). 1873. Oil on Canvas. Collection: Guildhall Art Gallery, London. no. 737. Bequeathed by Charles Gassiot (1902). “The setting is a ship the night before she sails but the relationship between the characters is intentionally ambiguous. One of the elder men is probably the father of the lady in the chair and the young girl is possibly her sister.” — Guildhall Art Gallery. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

Photograph by George P. Landow reprodiced courtesy of the Guildhall Art Gallery, which retains copyright.

Last modified 7 August 2013