[ sis-lee; French sees-ley ]

  1. Al·fred [al-fred], /alˈfrɛd/, 1839–99, French painter.

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How to use Sisley in a sentence

  • The two artists who give the true thrill of this phase of the modern movement are without question Pissarro and Sisley.

    Adventures in the Arts | Marsden Hartley
  • Men like Pissarro and Sisley were not forgetting Courbet and his admirable knowledge of reality.

    Adventures in the Arts | Marsden Hartley
  • Jean Sisley writes: “Each truss will make in itself a splendid bouquet.”

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  • Both were buried in the same grave in Sisley Grove cemetery.

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  • That rose so large and full, with a rare shade of violet red, brightened with crimson maroon, is Aline Sisley.

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British Dictionary definitions for Sisley


/ (ˈsɪslɪ, French sislɛ) /

  1. Alfred (alfrɛd). 1839–99, French painter, esp of landscapes; one of the originators of impressionism

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