Alfred Sisley
The Small Meadows in Spring 1880

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Alfred Sisley 1839–1899
The Small Meadows in Spring
Les Petits Prés au printemps
Date 1880
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 543 x 730 mm
frame: 720 x 911 x 105 mm
Acquisition Presented by a body of subscribers in memory of Roger Fry 1936
Not on display

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Sisley moved from Sèvres to Veneux-Nadon, on the outskirts of Moret-sur-Loing, in 1880, and stayed for the next two years. The painting depicts a view of a riverside path between Veneux and By. Sisley painted several other pictures at this time along this path or very close to it.

September 2004

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