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Alfred Sisley (1839-1899)
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ALFRED SISLEY (1839-1899)

La Seine à Argenteuil

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ALFRED SISLEY (1839-1899)
La Seine à Argenteuil
signed and dated 'Sisley 72.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
19 ½ x 28 ½ in. (49.5 x 72.3 cm.)
Painted in 1872
Provenance
M. Picq-Véron, Ermont-Eaubonne.
Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris (acquired from the above, 25 June 1892).
Oskar Schmitz, Dresden (acquired from the above, 15 February 1900).
Sir Frank Guy Clavering Fison, Ipswich (acquired from the estate of the above, 9 December 1936).
Arthur Tooth & Sons, Ltd., London (acquired from the above, 31 March 1953).
Sam Salz, New York (acquired from the above, 31 March 1953).
Edwin Vogel, New York.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Bernhard, New York (by 1958).
Wildenstein & Co. Inc., New York (acquired from the above, 5 November 1973).
Modarco S.A., Geneva (acquired from the above, October 1974).
Anon. sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., London, 30 June 1981, lot 10.
Alan Bond, Perth (by 1985).
Wildenstein & Co. Inc., New York (acquired from the above, February 1990).
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 14 June 1990.
Literature
K. Scheffler, "Die Sammlung Oskar Schmitz in Dresden" in Kunst und Künstler, 1921, p. 186.
F. Daulte, Alfred Sisley: Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Lausanne, 1959, no. 29 (illustrated).
F. Daulte, Sisley: Paysages, Lausanne, 1961, p. 22 (illustrated in color, pl. 6).
C. Virch, "The Annual Summer Loan Exhibition" in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Summer 1967, vol. 26, no. 1, p. 34 (illustrated).
J. Rewald, The History of Impressionism, New York, 1973, p. 291 (illustrated in color).
F. Daulte, Alfred Sisley, Milan, 1974, p. 21 (illustrated in color).
D. Wildenstein, Claude Monet: Biographie et catalogue raisonné, Lausanne, 1974, vol. I, p. 61, note 425.
R. Cogniat, Sisley, Vaduz, 1992, p. 8 (illustrated in color).
F. Daulte, Sisley: Les Saisons, Paris, 1992, p. 21, no. 9 (illustrated in color).
R. Shone, Sisley, London, 1992, p. 227, no. 162 (illustrated).
MA. Stevens, ed., Alfred Sisley, exh. cat., Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1992, p. 108.
C. Hindlip, An Auctioneer's Lot: Triumphs and Disasters at Christie's, London, 2016, p. 123 (illustrated in color, p. 124).
S. Brame and F. Lorenceau, Alfred Sisley: Catalogue critique des peintures et des pastels, Paris, 2021, pp. 50 and 411, no. 31 (illustrated in color, pp. 50 and 411).
Exhibited
Kunsthaus Zürich, Sammlung Oscar Schmitz, January-February 1932, p. 7, no. 38.
Paris, Wildenstein et Cie., La collection Oscar Schmitz: Chefs-d'oeuvre de la peinture française du XIXe siècle, 1936, p. 122, no. 56 (illustrated, p. 123; titled La Seine à Moret).
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Honderd Jaar Fransche Kunst, July-September 1938, p. 121, no. 225 (titled La Seine, près de Moret).
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Summer Loan Exhibition, 1958, p. 12, no. 129; July-September 1960, p. 10, no. 114; 1962, p. 9, no. 86; 1963, p. 7, no. 72; 1966, p. 15, no. 166 and 1967, p. 9, no. 95 (titled The Seine at Moret).
New York, Wildenstein & Co. Inc., Loan Exhibition: Sisley, For the Benefit of The Free Children's Concerts of The American Symphony Orchestra, October-December 1966, no. 6 (illustrated in color on the cover).
New York, Wildenstein & Co. Inc., One Hundred Years of Impressionism: A Tribute to Durand-Ruel, for the Benefit of the New York University Art Collection, April-May 1970, no. 11 (illustrated).
Shinjuku, Isetan Museum of Art; Fukuoka, Art Museum and Nara Prefectural Museum, Retrospective Alfred Sisley, March-June 1985, p. 159, no. 4 (illustrated in color).
Canberra, Australian National Gallery; Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales; Brisbane, Queensland Art Gallery; Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria and Perth, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Irises and Five Masterpieces, June-September 1989 (illustrated in color).
London, Thomas Gibson Fine Art, Summer Exhibition: 19th and 20th Century Masters, May-July 1990, p. 8 (illustrated in color, p. 9).
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