Alfred Sisley (30 October 1839 – 29 January 1899) was an Impressionist landscape painter who was born and spent most of his life in France, but retained British citizenship. He was the most consistent of the Impressionists in his dedication to painting landscape en plein air (i.e., outdoors). He deviated into figure painting only rarely and, unlike Renoir and Pissarro, found that Impressionism fulfilled his artistic needs.Among his important works are a series of paintings of the River Thames, mostly around Hampton, executed in 1874, and landscapes depicting places in or near Moret-sur-Loing.
Illustrations: Plates; Illustrations: Portraits; par Gustave Geffroy.
Bougival lies on the river Seine, just west of Paris. In the 1870s, many Impressionists found scenes for their paintings here. Alfred Sisley was one of the more prominent artists in this group. The modern era features frequently in their pictures – railroads, factories and...
Date de numérisation : 2003; Nombre de vues du document : 1; Note de contenu : Signé et daté en bas à gauche; Lieu de publication : [S.l.]
Date de numérisation : 2003; Nombre de vues du document : 1; Lieu de publication : [S.l.]
[PL]: Obraz "Kanał Saint Martin" (Le canal Saint Martin) Alfreda Sisleya z ok. 1872 w Musee d'Orsay w Paryżu. ...(Pełen opis dostępny na stronie www.pictures-bank.eu). Autorem zdjęcia jest Piotr Kożurno
Sisley, Alfred, Fischstilleben Stuttgart
In 1880, Alfred Sisley moved to the town Moret-sur-Loing near the Fontainebleau forest southeast of Paris. In the 1890s, he made several paintings of scenes from the river Loing in this region. This painting, however, is of the Loing canal that runs parallel with the river....