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Alfred Sisley
(1839 - 1899)

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1839 Born 30 October in Paris
1857 Studies business in London
1862 Begins his apprenticeship in Gleyre's studio; meets Renoir, Monet, and Bazille
1862 Returns to Paris
1864 Gleyre's studio closes, and Sisley follows his friends to paint in the forest of Fontainebleau.
1866 Accepted to the Salon (later revoked)
1867 First exhibits at the Salon
1870s Spends the early part of the decade (during the Franco-Prussian War and the Paris Commune) in London
1874 Exhibits with the Impressionists
1875 Settles in Marly-le-Roi
1876 Exhibits with the Impressionists
1877 Exhibits with the Impressionists
1880 Moves to Moret-sur-Loing
1882 Exhibits with the Impressionists
1883 First one-man exhibition at La Vie Moderne, Paris
1892 Works exhibited at the Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts
1897 Marries Marie Louise Adélaïde Eugéne Lescouezec
1897 Retrospective exhibition at Georges Petit’s is a financial failure
1897 Spends five months in England
1899 Dies 29 January in Moret-sur-Loing
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