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Alfred Sisley

Alfred Sisley (30 October 1839 in Paris - January 29, 1899 in Moret-sur-Loing) is a British painter of the Impressionist movement. From its beginnings Sisley, Pissarro as, essentially devoted to landscapes and living representations of village streets or Parisian rivers. He frequently finds Monet and Renoir to work. The early works of Alfred Sisley were influenced by the realism of Courbet, Corot and Daubigny. An art critic wrote about the year of his death: "It is Corot who impresses, clear and silver Corot, both light and strong, always wide, deep, infinite, Corot dreamer , quiet and accurate ... ".
After 1880, Sisley went then settling into a solitary retreat at Moret-sur-Loing, capital of canton of Seine-et-Marne, near Fontainebleau.
Poplars at Moret-sur-Loing, afternoon of August 1888 Private Collection

Poplars at Moret-sur-Loing,
afternoon of August
Private collection

Alfred Sisley happening here the last years of his life in simplicity, and died in 1899 without having been granted French nationality he asked since 1895. It was not until his death that he be recognized as one of greatest Impressionist painters


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