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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 590,867 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Alfred Sisley is the 66th most popular painter (up from 73rd in 2019), the 189th most popular biography from France (up from 208th in 2019) and the 18th 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 66 out of 1,421Before him are Anthony van Dyck, Giorgione, Jackson Pollock, Giovanni Bellini, Domenico Ghirlandaio, and Théodore Géricault. After him are Piero della Francesca, Henri Rousseau, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Rogier van der Weyden, Alphonse Mucha, and Gustave Doré.

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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, Carol I of Romania, George Armstrong Custer, Josiah Willard Gibbs, Karl Theodor, Duke in Bavaria, Josephine Cochrane, and Nikolay Przhevalsky. Among people deceased in 1899, Alfred Sisley ranks 2Before him is Johann Strauss II. After him are Robert Bunsen, Leo von Caprivi, Félix Faure, Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia, Ernest Chausson, Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma, Paul Reuter, Sophus Lie, Rosa Bonheur, and Giovanni Segantini.

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In France

Among people born in France, Alfred Sisley ranks 189 out of 6,011Before him are Jean-Luc Godard (1930), Pierre-Joseph Proudhon (1809), Augustin-Louis Cauchy (1789), Alexis de Tocqueville (1805), Théodore Géricault (1791), and Louis VII of France (1120). After him are Alfred Dreyfus (1859), Guy of Lusignan (1150), Roland Barthes (1915), André Breton (1896), Gustave Le Bon (1841), and Vilfredo Pareto (1848).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Alfred Sisley ranks 18Before him are Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864), Nicolas Poussin (1594), Georges Braque (1882), Georges Seurat (1859), Jean-François Millet (1814), and Théodore Géricault (1791). After him are Henri Rousseau (1844), Gustave Doré (1832), Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796), François Boucher (1703), Honoré Daumier (1808), and Paul Signac (1863).