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Alfred Sisley Snow at Louveciennes oil painting


Snow at Louveciennes
Painting ID::  3819
Alfred Sisley
Snow at Louveciennes
1874

   
   
     

Alfred Sisley Flood at Pont-Marley oil painting


Flood at Pont-Marley
Painting ID::  3820
Alfred Sisley
Flood at Pont-Marley
1876

   
   
     

Alfred Sisley The Tugboat oil painting


The Tugboat
Painting ID::  3821
Alfred Sisley
The Tugboat
1883

   
   
     

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


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

   
   
     

Alfred Sisley Avenue of Chestnut Trees oil painting


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

   
   
     

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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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