Artist Birthdays October 30 – ALFRED SISLEY

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ALFRED SISLEY (October 30, 1839 – January 29, 1899)

  • Nationality: British
  • Field: Painting
  • Art Movement: Impressionism
  • ARTiFact: Because of his lack of salesmanship, Sisley’s work did not sell and was not appreciated until after his death. As a result, he spent the end of his life in poverty.
  • Artist Quote: “Every picture shows a spot with which the artist has fallen in love.”
  • Notable Artwork (shown below): Flood at Port-Marley, 1876.

Alfred Sisley. Flood at Port-Marly, 1876.

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