Alfred Sisley (1839 - 1899). Misty morning, In the Neighbors. (1874)
English painter, Sisley nevertheless is regarded as a significant representative of French impressionism. It is only after having left England in 1862 that it turns to painting. In spite of its interest at the beginning for the landscapes of Constable and Turner dice 1870 it is influenced by Corot and Courbet, its style approaches Monet, Renoir, Bazille and of Pissarro which it meets with the workshop of Gleyre. It paints in outside, especially landscapes of the Island of France. He like subjects the villages and the landscapes around Paris, it succeeds in granting a different atmosphere to them according to the season, the hour of the day and the luminosity. Like Monet Sisley like atmospheric effects. The rising or to lay down them sun, thefog or the clouds give an atmosphere vibrating, alive and very particular to good of its works. Contrary to Monet or Renoir, Alfred Sisley never knew the glory of alive sound. Today it is regarded as a major painter among the impressionists.