About This Artwork

Alfred Sisley
French, 1839-1899

A Corner of Moret-sur-Loing, 1895

Pastel, with stumping, on gray wove paper with blue fibers (discolored to tan)
337 x 426 mm
Signed lower right: "Sisley 95"

Bequest of Mrs. Clive Runnells, 1977.774

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

The Art Institute of Chicago, August 1, 1988-December 8, 1989.

Milwaukee Art Museum, "Impressionism: Pastels, Watercolors, Drawings", September 12, 2011 - January 8, 2012, pp. 152-153, pl. 107, cat. by Christopher Lloyd.

Publication History

Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century in The Art Institute of Chicago, (Chicago, 1979), no. 5F10.

Richard Brettell, French Impressionists (Chicago, 1987), pp. 101, 103, and 119 (ill.).

Ownership History

Georges Viau (died 1939), Paris [Joachim 1979]. Bequeathed by Mrs. Clive Runnells (née Mary Pierce Withers), Chicago, to the Art Institute, 1977.

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