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French 1839-1899 Alfred Sisley Galleries Alfred Sisley (October 30, 1839 ?C January 29, 1899) was an English Impressionist landscape painter who was born and spent most of his life in France. Sisley is recognized as perhaps the most consistent of the Impressionists, never deviating into figure painting or finding that the movement did not fulfill his artistic needs. Sisley was born in Paris to affluent English parents; William Sisley was in the silk business, and his mother Felicia Sell was a cultivated music connoisseur. At the age of 18, Sisley was sent to London to study for a career in business, but he abandoned it after four years and returned to Paris. Beginning in 1862 he studied at the atelier of Swiss artist Marc-Charles-Gabriel Gleyre, where he became acquainted with Fr??d??ric Bazille, Claude Monet, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Together they would paint landscapes en plein air (in the open air) in order to realistically capture the transient effects of sunlight. This approach, innovative at the time, resulted in paintings more colorful and more broadly painted than the public was accustomed to seeing. Consequently, Sisley and his friends initially had few opportunities to exhibit or sell their work. Unlike some of his fellow students who suffered financial hardships, Sisley received an allowance from his father??until 1870, after which time he became increasingly poor. Sisley's student works are lost. His earliest known work, Lane near a Small Town is believed to have been painted around 1864. His first landscape paintings are sombre, coloured with dark browns, greens, and pale blues. They were often executed at Marly and Saint-Cloud.

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Alfred Sisley Snow at Louveciennes oil painting artist


Alfred Sisley Snow at Louveciennes oil painting artist

Snow at Louveciennes
Painting ID::  3819
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Alfred Sisley Flood at Pont-Marley oil painting artist


Alfred Sisley Flood at Pont-Marley oil painting artist

Flood at Pont-Marley
Painting ID::  3820
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1876

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Alfred Sisley The Tugboat oil painting artist


Alfred Sisley The Tugboat oil painting artist

The Tugboat
Painting ID::  3821
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1883

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Alfred Sisley The Banks of the Seine : Wind Blowing oil painting artist


Alfred Sisley The Banks of the Seine : Wind Blowing oil painting artist

The Banks of the Seine : Wind Blowing
Painting ID::  3822
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1894

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Alfred Sisley Avenue of Chestnut Trees oil painting artist


Alfred Sisley Avenue of Chestnut Trees oil painting artist

Avenue of Chestnut Trees
Painting ID::  3823
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1867 Southampton Art Gallery

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