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Sisley, Alfred 1839-1899

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Works: 392 works in 680 publications in 7 languages and 10,142 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Catalogs  Pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  Guidebooks 
Roles: Illustrator, Artist, Honoree, Engraver, Dedicatee, Other, Composer
Classifications: ND553.S62, 759.4
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Sisley by Richard Shone ( Book )
29 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alfred Sisley (1839-1899) was one of the greatest landscape painters of the nineteenth century and a leading figure in the Impressionist movement. This is the most detailed and authoritative survey of his life and work to be published thus far. With a wealth of illustrations, much new research, and an absorbing text, it reveals Sisley as an artist of seductive power and originality. Sisley's painting was devoted to the landscape. His celebrated scenes of the Paris countryside, views of the flooded Seine at Port-Marly, and colorful regattas on the Thames achieve a superb balance of tones and a poetic evocation of mood while also offering a lively depiction of their subjects. Kenneth Clark described the wonderful series of Thames paintings as embodying "the perfect moment of Impressionism." And yet, as his friend Arsene Alexandre said, "Sisley lived proud and died poor." His art gained full recognition only after his death, and even now his work is often overlooked. Richard Shone brings to this long-awaited book a fresh eye and an intimate knowledge of the Ile de France, the locale of many of Sisley's paintings. Shone's research has brought to light much new biographical information - on the artist's early career, his struggle to earn a living, and his secluded later years - all of which leads to a greater understanding of Sisley's artistic development. The many full-color illustrations include important series of paintings never before reproduced together in such quantity - the floods, the snow scenes, the church at Moret-sur-Loing, the Welsh coast. From this landmark book emerges a picture of a painter continually renewing his art, absorbing varied influences yet creating a personal vision of rural France that is as enduring and enchanting as the work of his fellow Impressionists. Richard Shone confirms the truth of Pissarro's description of Sisley as "a great and beautiful artist."
Alfred Sisley by Alfred Sisley ( Book )
8 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Written by an international team of scholars, this book is a richly illustrated complement to the exhibition, exploring all its themes in detail
Alfred Sisley by François Daulte ( Book )
23 editions published between 1964 and 1988 in 6 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alfred Sisley : the English impressionist by Vivienne Couldrey ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sisley in England and Wales by Christopher Riopelle ( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Alfred Sisley (1839-1899), although born and raised in France, was from a wealthy English family and maintained links with his ancestral homeland all his life. In 1874, after his participation in the now-infamous first Impressionist Exhibition in Paris, he stayed in London, where he painted classically Impressionistic studies of summer life along the River Thames." "When Sisley returned to Britain in 1897, he made a short visit to South Wales. He was entralled by the dramatic shoreline, and the paintings resulting from this trip were among the most audacious and vivid he had ever produced." "Alfred Sisley was best known for his distinctive Impressionist treatment of landscape and this book brings together a rarely seen collection of fresh and appealing studies of the banks of the River Thames, Hampton Court and South Wales."--BOOK JACKET
The life and works of Sisley by Janice Anderson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sisley by Alfred Sisley ( Book )
14 editions published between 1927 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alfred Sisley in the Musée du Louvre by Alfred Sisley ( Book )
2 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sisley by Gustave Geffroy ( Book )
24 editions published between 1923 and 1979 in 5 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Text in French, English and German
Sisley : les saisons by François Daulte ( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alfred Sisley : poète de l'impressionnisme : Lyon, Musée des beaux-arts, 10 octobre 2002-6 janvier 2003 by Alfred Sisley ( Book )
5 editions published in 2002 in French and English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'exposition est organisée autour des lieux qui ont inspiré le peintre anglais et fait de lui l'un des peintres les plus recherchés du XIXe siècle : la Seine et l'Ouest parisien, les villages de Louveciennes, Bougival, Marly-le-Roi et Port-Marly, Sèvres, la région de Moret-sur-Loing
Camille Pissarro, Alfred Sisley, Auguste Renoir by Loys Delteil ( Book )
1 edition published in 1923 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alfred Sisley : poeta dell'impressionismo : Ferrara, Palazzo dei Diamanti, 17 febbraio-19 maggio 2002 by Alfred Sisley ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in Italian and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Camille Pissarro, 1830-1903. = Alfred Sisley, 1839-1899. by Camille Pissarro ( Book )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Monet, Sisley, Pissarro by Pierre Francastel ( Book )
6 editions published between 1939 and 1948 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Impressionisten-Briefe : Camille Pissarro, Alfred Sisley, Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir ( Book )
2 editions published in 1934 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alfred Sisley : catalogue raisonné de lʼŒuvre peint by François Daulte ( Book )
5 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in French and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sisley aux Musées du Louvre et du Jeux de Paume, à Paris by Alfred Sisley ( Book )
3 editions published in 1965 in French and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alfred Sisley : 1839 - 1899 ; Berner Kunstmuseum, 16. Februar bis 13. April 1958 by Kunstmuseum Bern ( Book )
2 editions published in 1958 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Alfred Sisley
Sisley 1839-1899
Sisley, Arthur
סיסלי, אלפרד
סיסלי, אלפרד, 1839־1899
シスレー
Languages
English (95)
French (81)
German (23)
Italian (19)
Spanish (10)
Japanese (1)
Portuguese (1)
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