Buy a Framed Canvas Print of Tissot’s The End. This print is from an original oil on canvas artwork by James Tissot. This pretty scene depicts two ladies with a beautiful garden backdrop, one older lady reading to a younger fashionable lady. 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.