In 1880, Sisley settled in Moret-sur-Loing, a town close to Fontainebleau. This drawing relates to a painting from 1884 showing a view of the Canal du Loing. This sheet was probably part of a sketchbook from the period 1883-85, in which Sisley recorded the compositions of his completed paintings.
Ruth Wilcock asked
What are the sizes of the two sketches by Alfred Sisley that are on your website, please?
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen answered
Dear Ruth, you can find this information on the object page, under 'specifications' > 'show all details'. All the best, Rianne
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|Title||The Canal du Loing|
|Material and technique||Black chalk|
Drawing > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Height 119 mm
Width 187 mm
|Accession number||F II 143 (PK)|
|Credits||Bruikleen / Loan: Stichting Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen 1940 (voormalige collectie / former collection Koenigs)|
|Department||Drawings & Prints|
|Age artist||Between 39 and 49 years old|
|Collector||Collector / Franz Koenigs|
Impressionisme: Een schone kijk (1992)
Selectie Impressionisten van Manet tot Cézanne (2017)
De Collectie Twee - wissel VII, Prenten & Tekeningen (2010)
|Geographical origin||France > Western Europe > Europe|
All about the artist
Parijs 1839 - Moret-sur-Loing 1899
Alfred Sisley's father, of British descent, had acquired his wealth in the silk trade. He sent his son to England in 1857 to become an apprentice merchant....Bekijk het volledige profiel