Gospel Illustrations by James Tissot
compiled by Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D.

Part IIA: Smaller Illustrations: Gospel Scenes in the Text
See also Part I: Full-Page Illustrations and Part IIB: Supplementary Illustrations


Tissot, James Jacques Joseph (1836-1902). The Life of Our Saviour Jesus Christ: Three Hundred and Sixty-five Compositions from the Four Gospels, with Notes and Explanatory Drawings by J. James Tissot; Notes Translated by Mrs. Arthur Bell (N. d'Anvers).

EDITION A: 4 vols. New York: The McClure-Tissot Company, 1899.


Illustrations of Gospel Scenes in the Text

Zacharias and Elizabeth
1.001
The Vision of Zacharias
1.004
The Testing of the Suitors of the Virgin
1.005
The Betrothal of the Holy Virgin and Saint Joseph
1.006
The Annunciation
1.008a
The Holy Virgin as a Girl
1.008b
The Visitation
1.009
The Anxiety of Saint Joseph
1.012
[missing]
Saint Joseph
1.013
The Vision of Saint Joseph
A1.016
The Nativity of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ
1.017
“Gloria in Excelsis Deo”
1.020
The Adoration of the Shepherds
1.021
The Aged Simeon
1.023
The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple
1.024
Saint Anna
1.025
The Magi on Their Way to Bethlehem
1.028a
Interview of the Magi with Herod
1.028b
The Flight into Egypt
1.032
The Sojourn in Egypt
1.033
The Return from Egypt
1.036
Jesus and His Mother at the Fountain
1.037
Jesus Lost
1.040a
Jesus Sitting in the Midst of the Doctors
1.041
The Youth of Jesus
1.044
Union in Prayer
1.055
The Voice in the Desert
1.056
“The Ax Laid Unto the Root of the Tree”
1.057
Saint John the Baptist and the Pharisees
1.060
Saint John the Baptist Sees Jesus from Afar
1.061
Jesus Taken Up into a High Mountain
1.063
Jesus Tempted in the Wilderness
1.064
Jesus Set Upon a Pinnacle of the Temple
1.065
Saint John
1.067
Jesus Ministered to By Angels
1.068
The Calling of Saint Peter and Saint Andrew
1.069
Saint Andrew
1.070
The Calling of Saint James and Saint John
1.072
Nathanael Under the Fig-Tree
1.073
Saint Bartholomew
1.074
The Betrothed of Cana of Galilee
1.076
The Marriage in Cana
1.077
Jesus Goes Up to Jerusalem
1.080
Interview Between Jesus and Nicodemus
1.081
Nicodemus
1.082
The Disciples of Jesus Baptizing
1.084
The Man with an Infirmity of Thirty-and-Eight Years
1.085
The Piscina Probatica
1.088
The Woman of Samaria at the Well
1.089
Saint Philip
1.090
Jesus in the Synagogue
1.092
The Brow of the Hill near Nazareth
1.093
The Hidden Treasure
1.094
The Man at the Plough
1.095
The Man with an Unclean Spirit in the Synagogue
1.096
Healing of Simon’s Wife’s Mother
1.097b
Saint Simon
1.098
The Man Who Laid Up Treasure
1.099
Jesus Went Out into a Desert Place
1.100
Jesus Teaching in the Synagogue
1.101
The Vine Dresser and the Fig-Tree
1.102
Saint Paul
1.103
The Healing of the Ruler’s Son
1.104
Jesus Preaching in a Ship
1.105
Saint James the Greater
1.107
The First Miraculous Draught of Fishes
1.108a
Jesus Healing the Lame and the Blind on the Mountain
1.109
Jesus Teaching the Multitude
1.112
The Calling of Saint Matthew
1.113
Saint Matthew
1.114
The Lost Piece of Silver
1.115
Jesus Sat at Meat with Matthew
1.116
Christ Healing the Withered Hand
1.117
The Enemy Sowing Tares
1.119
The Pharisees and the Herodians
1.120
The Ordaining of the Twelve Apostles
2.121
The Two Women at the Mill
2.122
“When ye come into an house, salute it”
2.123
Jesus asleep during the storm
2.124
Jesus stilling the tempest
2.125
“My name is Legion”
2.128a
The two Men possessed with Devils
2.129
The Good Shepherd
2.130
The swine driven into the sea
2.132
The Raising of Jairus’ daughter
2.133
The dumb man possessed with a devil
2.136
Healing of the woman with the issue of blood
2.137
“Lord, I am not worthy”
2.140
The man possessed of a devil in the Synagogue
2.141
Saint Mark
2.143
“Young man, I say unto thee, Arise”
2.144
The Disciples pluck corn on the Sabbath
2.145
Healing of the Canaanite’s daughter
2.148
“They brought unto Him all that were diseased”
2.149
The Parable of the Sower
2.150
A woman anoints the feet of Jesus
2.152a
Jesus commanding His Disciples to rest
2.153
The blind leading the blind
2.154
The Palsied Man let down through the roof
2.156
The Sermon on the Mount
2.157
“He laid his hands upon a few sick folk”
2.160
Two blind men healed at Capernaum
2.161
Lazarus at the rich man’s door
2.162
The dumb man possessed of a devil healed at Capernaum
2.164
Christ’s exhortation to the twelve Apostles
2.165
Herod
2.167
The daughter of Herodias dancing
2.168
The head of Saint John the Baptist in a charger
2.169
Saint Thaddæus or Saint Jude
2.171
The Miracle of the loaves and fishes
2.172
The people seek Christ to make Him a King
2.173
The Rich Man in Hell
2.175
Jesus going up into a mountain apart to pray
2.176
Jesus walking on the sea
2.177
The Son of the Master of the Vineyard
2.179
Saint Peter walks on the sea
2.180
“Ye seek me, because ye did eat of the loaves”
2.181
Christ reproving the Pharisees
2.184
The Pharisees and Sadducees come to tempt Jesus
2.185
The Woman who had an infirmity eighteen years
2.187
The Transfiguration
2.188
The Demoniac Boy at the foot of Mount Tabor
2.189
Christ sending out the seventy disciples two by two
2.192
The charge to Saint Peter
2.193
The Pharisees accusing Jesus
2.194
“The First shall be Last”
2.196
Jesus and the little Child
2.197
The Holy Women
2.199
Jesus on His way to Galilee
2.200
“Get thee behind me, Satan!”
2.201
Mary Magdalene before her conversion
2.204
The repentant Magdalene
2.205
An Herodian and a Sadducee of Galilee
2.207
The Lawyer standing up and tempting Jesus
2.208
Jesus passing through the villages on His way to Jerusalem
2.209
Zacharias killed between the Altar and the Temple
2.211
The rich young man who went away sorrowful
2.212
The woman who lifted up her voice
2.213
The Healing of the ten Lepers
2.216
Jesus at Bethany
2.217
Martha
2.218
Mary Magdalene at the feet of Jesus
2.220
Jesus Christ discoursing with His Disciples
in the Valley of Jehoshaphat
2.221
The Tower of Siloam
2.222
The Lord’s Prayer
2.224
“But no man laid hands upon Him”
2.225
Holy Women listening to Our Lord
2.226
Jesus writing on the ground
2.228
The woman taken in adultery alone with Jesus
2.229
The Canaanite woman
2.231a
Jesus speaking in the Treasury
2.232
“He that is of God hears God’s words”
2.233
One of the Holy Women
2.235
The blind man washes in the Pool of Siloam
2.236
The blind man tells his story to the Jews
2.237
The Good Samaritan
2.239
The Jews took up stones to cast at Him
2.240
Jesus walking in Solomon’s Porch
2.241
Private Counsels
2.242
Johanna Chuza
2.243
The Wise Virgins
2.244
The Foolish Virgins
2.245
Mary Magdalene at the feet of Jesus
2.246
“Jesus wept”
2.247
Lazarus
2.248
The Prodigal Son
2.249
The Tribunal
2.251
The Return of the Prodigal Son
2.252
Jesus on His way to Ephraim
2.253
“Suffer the little Children to come unto Me”
2.256
Zacchæus in the sycamore tree
2.257
A Sadducee
2.259
The healing of two blind men at Jericho
2.260
The Foal of Bethphage
3.008
The Procession on the Mount of Olives
3.009
The Procession of the Apostles
3.010
“Jesus wept”
3.012
The Procession in the streets of Jerusalem
3.013
Yemenites of Jerusalem
3.015
The Multitude in the Temple
3.016
The Chief Priests take counsel together
3.017
Members of the Tribunal
3.018a
The accursed Fig-tree
3.020
Christ driving out them that sold in the Temple
3.021
Jewish children
3.022
Jesus forbids the carrying of vessels through the Temple
3.024
The healing of the Lame in the Temple
3.025
Jesus goes out to Bethany in the evening
3.027
The Gentiles ask to see Jesus
3.029
Young girls of Bethlehem
3.031
The Voice from Heaven
3.032
The Chief Priests ask Jesus by whose authority He acts
3.033
The Corner Stone
3.036
The Tribute Money
3.037
Saint Luke
3.039
The Pharisees question Jesus
3.040
“Woe unto you, Scribes and Pharisees”
3.041
One of the Salome
3.042
 “Jerusalem, Jerusalem!”
3.044
The Widow’s mite
3.045
A disciple from the South
3.046
The Disciples admire the buildings of the Temple
3.048
The Prophecy of the destruction of the Temple
3.049
Mary Magdalene’s box of very precious ointment
3.052
The Jews conspire together
3.053
Exhortation to the Sinner
3.055a
Judas goes to the Chief Priests
3.056
Christ going to the Mount of Olives at night
3.057
One of the Messengers of Saint John the Baptist
3.058a
North-east angle of Jerusalem
3.069
Modern Jerusalem
3.072
Heathen Temple built by Hadrian on the site of Calvary
3.073
South-east angle of Jerusalem
3.075a
The Man bearing a pitcher
3.077
Thursday evening
3.079a
The Jews’ Passover
3.080
The Lord’s Supper: Judas dipping his hand in the dish
3.081
Jesus washing the Disciples’ Feet
3.084
The Communion of the Apostles
3.085
Thursday evening
3.086a
The Departure of Judas
3.087
The Last Discourse of Our Lord Jesus Christ
3.088
Women watching Jesus pass
3.089
Thursday evening
3.090a
“Philip, he that hath seen me hath seen the Father”
3.092
The Protestations of Saint Peter
3.093
Saint Peter
3.094
“My soul is exceeding sorrowful unto death”
3.095
The Agony in the Garden
3.096
“Could ye not watch with me one hour?”
3.097
Judas
3.099a
Thursday evening
3.099b
Judas betraying Jesus with a kiss
3.100
“They went backward and fell to the ground”
3.101
Saint James the Less
3.102
Peter smites off the ear of Malchus
3.103
Christ healing the ear of Malchus
3.104
“And they all forsook him and fled”
3.105
Saint Peter and Saint John follow afar off
3.106
Thursday evening
3.107a
Jesus taken before Annas
3.108
The false Witnesses before Caiaphas
3.109
The second Denial of Saint Peter
3.112a
Annas and Caiaphas
3.112b
The High Priest rends his clothes
3.113
Friday morning
3.114
“Jesus turned and looked upon Peter”
3.116
“Peter went out and wept bitterly”
3.118
“The cock crew”
3.119a
Friday morning
3.119b
Friday morning: Jesus in prison
3.120
The Judgment on the morning of Good Friday
3.121
Judas repents and returns the price of blood
3.122
Friday morning
3.123b
Judas hangs himself
3.124
The Apostles hiding in the Valley of Hinnom
3.125
Jesus led from Caiaphas to Pilate
3.128
Jesus before Pilate for the first time
3.129
Pilate
3.130b
Friday morning
3.131a
The Message from Pilate’s Wife
3.132
Jesus before Herod
3.133
Jesus led back from Herod to Pilate
3.136
Agnus Dei: The Scape-Goat
4.139
“Ecce Homo!”
4.141
Friday morning
4.142a
Jesus for the second time before Pilate
4.143
Barabbas
4.144
“Let Him be crucified”
4.145
Pilate washes his hands
4.146
Jesus leaves the Prætorium
4.148
Bird’s-eye View of the Forum
4.149
Pilate pronounces Judgment from the Gabbatha
4.150
The Title on the Cross
4.151
“And they put his own raiment on him”
4.152
Christ bearing His Cross
4.153
Friday evening
4.154a
Christ falls beneath His Cross
4.156
Jesus meets His Mother
4.157
Simon of Cyrene and his two sons: Alexander and Rufus
4.158
Saint Veronica
4.160
The Holy Face
4.161
The Daughters of Jerusalem
4.162
Friday evening
4.163
Restoration of Calvary as seen from the walls of the Gate of Judgment
4.164
Calvary as seen from the Walls of Herod’s Palace
4.165
The Procession arriving at Calvary
4.168
The Holy Women look on from afar
4.169
Friday evening
4.171
The Disciples watch from afar
4.172
Jesus taken from the old cistern
4.173
Jesus stripped of His raiment
4.176
The myrrh and the gall
4.177
Friday evening
4.179b
The First Nail
4.180
The Nail driven into the Feet
4.181
The Elevation of the Cross
4.184
The Five Wedges
4.185
Friday evening
4.187
“They parted his raiment and cast lots”
4.188
“And sitting down they watched him there”
4.189
Stabat Mater
4.192
Mater Dolorosa
4.193
Friday evening
4.195
“I thirst!”
4.196
He bowed his head and gave up the Ghost
4.197
The Earthquake
4.200
The Chasm in the rock of Calvary
4.202a
The Centurion glorifies God
4.203
The Centurion
4.204a
The Dead appear in the Temple
4.205
Apparition of the Dead in Jerusalem
4.206
Friday evening
4.207
The Soldiers break the legs of the Thieves
4.208
The Piercing of the side of Jesus
4.209
Confession of Saint Longinus
4.211
Jesus alone on the Cross
4.225
Joseph of Arimathæa
4.227
Joseph of Arimathæa in Pilate’s House
4.228
The Blessed Virgin receives the Body of her Son
4.229
The Body of Jesus carried to the Stone of Anointing
4.232
The Stone of Anointing
4.233
Christ in the Tomb
4.236
The two Marys watch the Tomb of Jesus
4.237
The Roman Guards at the Tomb
4.238
Mary Magdalene and the Holy Women at the Tomb
4.240
The Angel on the Stone of the Sepulchre
4.241
“They have taken away the Lord!”
4.244
Saint Peter and Saint John run to the Sepulchre
4.245
Mary Magdalene in the Tomb
4.246
Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene
4.248
“Touch me not!”
4.249
Christ appears to the Holy Women
4.252
The Disciples on the road to Emmaus
4.253
“And he vanished out of their sight”
4.256
Christ appears to the Eleven
4.257
The Unbelief of Saint Thomas
4.258
Saint Thomas
4.259
Christ appears on the Shore of Lake Tiberias
4.260
Saint Peter casts himself into the sea
4.261
The Second miraculous Draught of Fishes
4.264
Christ eating with His Disciples
4.265
“Feed my Sheep”
4.266
The Ascension as seen from the Mount of Olives
4.268
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The Ascension as seen from below
4.269
The Blessed Virgin in old age
4.270
Portrait of the Pilgrim
4.272
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