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Alfred Sisley

 (1839 - 1899)
Alfred Sisley was active/lived in France.  Alfred Sisley is known for Impressionist seasonal landscape painting.

Alfred Sisley

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An impressionist landscape painter early influenced by the Barbizon School, Alfred Sisley was born in Paris to English parents.  The father was a successful business person whose company traded with American southern states.  His parents sent him to London to train for business, but disliking that pursuit, Sisley, in 1862, returned to Paris and, with his family's support, enrolled at the Académie Gleyre.  There he met future impressionists Jean Renoir, Camille Pizarro, and Claude Monet, and they met at the Café Guerbois with Paul Manet. 

During these conversations, Sisley took the rule of neutral mediator and did paintings that showed strong Barbizon School influence, especially of Camille Corot.&nb  ...  Displaying 750 of 6294 characters.

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About  Alfred Sisley

Born:  1839 - Paris, France
Died:   1899 - Moret-sur-Loing, France
Known for:  Impressionist seasonal landscape painting