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Sisley, Alfred

Born: 1839 AD
Died: 1899 AD, at 59 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Painters


1839 - Born on the 30th of October in Paris.

1862 - He began his association with Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Jean-Frédéric Bazille.

1870-1871 - The Franco-German War brought financial ruin to the Sisley family and caused Sisley to flee temporarily to London.

         - Sisley was essentially a landscape painter.

1872-1880 - His best and most spontaneous work was done in the neighbourhood of Paris, at Marly, Louveciennes, Bougival, Sèvres, Saint-Cloud, and Meudon, at a time when he was in close touch with Monet.

1899 - Died on the 29th of January in Moret sur Loing.


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