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Alfred Sisley


Well-known for his Impressionist landscapes, this nineteenth-century French-born painter is normally appreciated for Church in Moret (1889); Molesey Weir – Morning hours (1874); Overflow at Port-Marly (1876), and many other functions. After briefly learning business in London, he educated at Paris’ well-known Ecole des Beaux-Arts. He decorated one of is own earliest works, Street Near a little City, in the middle-1860s. Between your past due 1970s and the first 2000s, Sisley’s painting Allee des Peupliers de Moret was taken on three events in the Musee des Beaux-Arts. The kid of Englishwoman Felicia Sell and rich British silk product owner William Sisley, Alfred Sisley spent his youth in Paris, France. Though they didn’t marry before end of their lives, he and Eugenie Lesouezec had been together for quite some time and, in the past due 1860s, welcomed kids called Pierre and Jeanne. He was a modern of fellow French Impressionists Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Claude Monet.

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Full Name Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Date Of Birth October 30, 1839
Died December 3, 1919, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France, January 29, 1899, Moret-sur-Loing
Place Of Birth Paris, France
Profession Painter
Education École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts
Nationality French, British, English, French
Spouse Aline Charigot
Children Jean Renoir, Pierre Renoir, Lucienne Bisson, Claude Renoir, Jeanne Sisley, Pierre Sisley
Parents Leonard Renoir, Marguerite Merlet, William Sisley, Felicia Sell
Siblings Pierre-Henri Renoir, Edmund Renoir, Marie-Elisa Renoir
Star Sign Scorpio

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1 His great-grandson Alexandre Renoir is his first (and so far his only) direct descendant to take up painting as a profession. Pierre-Auguste's children (and their descendants) had all went into the newest form of art in their time which was filmmaking.
2 He created a series of sculptures with the help of his assistant, Richard Guino (from 1913 to 1918). For more than 90 years after Renoir's death, his and Guino's descendants have been involved in a number of lengthy lawsuit battles in France and America over copyright infringement frauds and royalties over the creation and ownership of Renoir-Guino sculptures.
3 Great-grand-father of actress Sophie Renoir.
4 Grand-father of cinematographer Claude Renoir.
5 Father of director Jean Renoir, actor Pierre Renoir, and Claude Renoir.



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Escalier C 1985 special thanks: for "La petite fille



Those of Our Land 1915 Documentary

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Jean Renoir: Part One - From La Belle Époque to World War II 1993 TV Movie documentary Himself
Dieu a choisi Paris 1969 Himself
Days of Our Years 1950 Documentary Himself
Paris 1900 1947 Documentary Himself

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