About the artist
Alfred Sisley (30 October 1839 – 29 January 1899) was a French Impressionist landscape painter who was born and spent most of his life in France, but retained British citisenship. He was influenced by the Impressionist style of Claude Monet and Camille Pissarro, and was a member of the Impressionist group. Sisley's early works were mostly urban scenes, but he later turned to landscapes of the Seine and the Loing river. He was known for his ability to capture the effects of light and atmosphere in his paintings. Sisley was married to Eugénie Lesouezec, with whom he had two daughters.
Also associated with: Impressionism, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Seine River, Loing River, Eugénie Lesouezec.