Alfred Sisley

1839 - 1899

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Alfred Sisley (; French: [sislɛ]; 30 October 1839 – 29 January 1899) was an Impressionist landscape painter who was born and spent most of his life in France, but retained British citizenship. He was the most consistent of the Impressionists in his dedication to painting landscape en plein air (i.e., outdoors). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred Sisley has received more than 536,758 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Alfred Sisley is the 73rd most popular painter (down from 72nd in 2019), the 208th most popular biography from France (down from 194th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular French Painter.

Alfred Sisley is most famous for his paintings of the French countryside.

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Among painters, Alfred Sisley ranks 73 out of 1,428Before him are Lucas Cranach the Elder, Honoré Daumier, Piero della Francesca, Gustave Doré, Domenico Ghirlandaio, and Henri Rousseau. After him are Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Andrea Mantegna, François Boucher, Max Ernst, Ilya Repin, and Paolo Uccello.

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Among people born in 1839, Alfred Sisley ranks 5Before him are Paul Cézanne, John D. Rockefeller, Modest Mussorgsky, and Sully Prudhomme. After him are Charles Sanders Peirce, George Armstrong Custer, Carol I of Romania, Josiah Willard Gibbs, Josephine Cochrane, Karl Theodor, Duke in Bavaria, and Machado de Assis. Among people deceased in 1899, Alfred Sisley ranks 2Before him is Johann Strauss II. After him are Robert Bunsen, Leo von Caprivi, Félix Faure, Sophus Lie, Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma, Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia, Ernest Chausson, Paul Reuter, Giovanni Segantini, and Rosa Bonheur.

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In France

Among people born in France, Alfred Sisley ranks 208 out of 5,234Before him are John II of France (1319), Augustin-Louis Cauchy (1789), Guy of Lusignan (1150), Joseph Bonaparte (1768), Charles the Simple (879), and Georges Méliès (1861). After him are Catherine Deneuve (1943), Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (1736), Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796), Georges Pompidou (1911), Olympe de Gouges (1748), and Gilles Deleuze (1925).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Alfred Sisley ranks 22Before him are Théodore Géricault (1791), Georges Seurat (1859), Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684), Honoré Daumier (1808), Gustave Doré (1832), and Henri Rousseau (1844). After him are Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796), François Boucher (1703), Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732), Berthe Morisot (1841), Paul Signac (1863), and Georges de La Tour (1593).