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Alfred Sisley The Aqueduct at Marly oil painting


The Aqueduct at Marly
Painting ID::  27239
Alfred Sisley
The Aqueduct at Marly
mk55 1874 Oil on canvas 54.3x81.3cm Toledo Museum of Art,Toledo,OH

   
   
     

Alfred Sisley Fete Day at Marly-le-Roi oil painting


Fete Day at Marly-le-Roi
Painting ID::  27240
Alfred Sisley
Fete Day at Marly-le-Roi
mk55 1875 Oil on canvas 54x73cm Cecil Higgins Art Gallery,Bedford

   
   
     

Alfred Sisley View of Marly-le-Roi-Sunshine oil painting


View of Marly-le-Roi-Sunshine
Painting ID::  27241
Alfred Sisley
View of Marly-le-Roi-Sunshine
mk55 1876 Oil on canvas 54.2x73.2cm Art Gallery of Ontarion,Toronto

   
   
     

Alfred Sisley Sand on the Quayside,Port Marly oil painting


Sand on the Quayside,Port Marly
Painting ID::  27242
Alfred Sisley
Sand on the Quayside,Port Marly
mk55 1875 Oil on canvas 46x65cm

   
   
     

Alfred Sisley Snow at Louveciennes oil painting


Snow at Louveciennes
Painting ID::  27243
Alfred Sisley
Snow at Louveciennes
mk55 1875 Oil on canvas 61x50.5cm Musee d Orsay,Paris

   
   
     

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     Alfred Sisley
     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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