Buy a Ready to Hang Print of Springtime. This verdant print is from an original oil on canvas artwork by James Tissot. This beautiful artwork depicts two fashionably dressed women lounging around in the verdant countryside amongst beautiful blossom trees. 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.