Alfred Sisley

Alfred Sisley was a French-born British painter and founding member of Impressionism. Sisley's Snow at Louveciennes (1878), is emblematic of the movement’s attempt to register fleeting effects of weather and light. “The motif must always be set down in a simple way, easily grasped and understood by the beholder,” he once remarked. “By the elimination of superfluous detail, the spectator should be led along the road that the artist indicates to him, and from the first be made to notice what the artist has felt.”


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