tissot Several children are playing a game of hide and seek in the home and studio of the French painter James Jacques Joseph Tissot (pronounced JAHM ZHOCK JO-SEF TEE-SO).

"READY OR NOT...HERE I COME," shouts the child whose turn it is to look. Ooops! One girl has just peeked from her hiding spot. How many children do you see hiding? Let's take a closer look. (Just click the picture and a larger version will pop up in a separate window.) When you've finished looking at the painting, close that window and click the forward arrow at the top or bottom of this page to continue.

James Jacques Joseph Tissot, Hide and Seek, c. 1877,
National Gallery of Art, Chester Dale Fund

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