Alfred Sisley The Bridge at Sèvres 1877

Artwork details

Artist
Alfred Sisley 1839–1899
Title
The Bridge at Sèvres
Le Pont de Sèvres
Date 1877
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 381 x 460 mm
frame: 644 x 722 x 101 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1927
Reference
N04249
Not on display

Display caption

Sisley lived in Sèvres, on the outskirts of Paris, between 1877 and 1880. While there, he painted ten pictures from the bridge, all from slightly different viewpoints. Most date from 1877. This one is painted looking south, with the first houses of Billancourt on the left and Sèvres on the right.

August 1993

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