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Sisley
Richard Shone
0714838926
August 1999
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Using unpublished letters and archival documents, Shone ( The Post-Impressionists ) sheds new light on impressionist painter Alfred Sisley (1839-1899) in this engrossing, meticulously researched critical biography. It illuminates the artist's personal estrangement from his English parents who settled in Paris and embraced French bourgeois life. The evidence suggests that the penurious painter was cut off financially by his father, who apparently died insane after suffering business reversals. Sisley emerges here as a resourceful, proud, solitary figure. Shone also provides valuable details on Sisley's genteel poverty, his relations with dealers and fellow impressionists and his secluded later years in northern France. One can follow the distinct phases of Sisley's style in the 130 high-quality color plates and 40...


Sisley
Richard Shone
0714830518
August 1998
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From Publishers Weekly
Using unpublished letters and archival documents, Shone ( The Post-Impressionists ) sheds new light on impressionist painter Alfred Sisley (1839-1899) in this engrossing, meticulously researched critical biography. It illuminates the artist's personal estrangement from his English parents who settled in Paris and embraced French bourgeois life. The evidence suggests that the penurious painter was cut off financially by his father, who apparently died insane after suffering business reversals. Sisley emerges here as a resourceful, proud, solitary figure. Shone also provides valuable details on Sisley's genteel poverty, his relations with dealers and fellow impressionists and his secluded later years in northern France. One can follow the distinct phases of Sisley's style in the 130 high-quality color plates and 40...


Haus Fur Die Impressionisten (a Home for the Impressionists): Das Museum Langmaatt in Baden Stiftung Sidney Und Jenny Brown (Museum Langmatt Baden)
Eva-Maria Preiswerk-Losel
3775710183
August 2005
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Book Description
Villa Langmatt in Baden is one of the prime gems among Swiss private collections open to the public. In 1908, Sidney and Jenny Brown began to assemble the collection, the first Impressionist grouping in Switzerland, and today the results of their astute, sensitive collecting are presented in the original domestic environment in which the Browns lived with their beloved Impressionist masterpieces. Works by Camille Corot and Eugène Boudin stand as preliminary pictures, followed by treasures from Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro and Alfred Sisley, as well as Paul Cézanne and Paul Gauguin. Also featured are pieces by Gustave Courbet, Henri Fantin-Latour, Odilon Redon, and Mary Cassatt. The collection is rounded off with a few 18th-century canvases. A Home for the Impressionists presents...

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