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Title

Madame Sisley on the banks of the Loing at Moret

(1887)

Artist

John Russell

Australia

16 Jun 1858 - 22 Apr 1930

Alternate image of Madame Sisley on the banks of the Loing at Moret by John Russell
Alternate image of Madame Sisley on the banks of the Loing at Moret by John Russell
  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Moret-sur-Loing Ile-de-France France
    Date
    (1887)
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    oil on canvas
    Dimensions
    45.7 x 60.9 cm stretcher; 53.0 x 78.5 x 9.5 cm frame
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r., black/green oil "JOHN. RUSSELL". Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased with assistance from the Margaret Hannah Olley Art Trust 1996
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    768.1996
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    John Russell

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    Works in the collection

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  • About

    One of the most significant expatriate Australian artists in fin-de-siècle Europe, Russell first trained in London before moving to Paris in the 1880s to pursue his dream of becoming an artist. There he became interested in the work of the Impressionists, applying their approaches to colour and subject to his own work. In 1887 he spent some time at Moret, a small village south of Paris by the Loing River, where he stayed in a villa next door to the Impressionist painter Alfred Sisley. There he made a number of paintings, including this which shows Sisley's wife Marie, painted with the broken brushstrokes and high palette of the Impressionists.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 7 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 9 publications

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