Buy Room with a Glance from the Port Classic Art. This print is from an original oil on canvas artwork by James Tissot. This epic classic art depicts a fashionable woman dining with a bustling port in the background. James Tissot (1836 – 1902) was a French painter and illustrator who found fame in first in his native Paris before moving to London, England in 1871. James Tissot was known for his paintings that featured predominately women, fashionably dressed women undertaking varying aspects of everyday life.