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Boatyard at Saint-Mammès

Photo credit: Glasgow Museums

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Sisley painted more than 100 pictures of the village of Saint-Mammès, situated at the confluence of the River Loing with the Seine. With just a few quick strokes of paint Sisley suggests a figure, wearing a blue top, standing with his hands in his pockets, looking out over the river. Two other figures stand talking beside a shed. Another figure seems to be working – he is perched on top of various planks of timber.


Date

c.1886

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 38.1 x W 55.8 cm

Accession number

2464

Acquisition method

presented by the Trustees of the Hamilton Bequest, 1944

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

signed/dated


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