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Kimbell acquires Sisley impressionist landscape painting

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A landscape painting by a leading impressionist artist of the 1800s is on display at the Kimbell Art Museum, 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, beginning Thursday.

The Kitchen Garden, an 1872 work by French artist Alfred Sisley, depicts a country garden behind a suburban residence, painted with delicate brushstrokes characteristic of the impressionist style.

Sisley, born in 1839 to English parents in France, worked in small towns along the Seine and Loing Rivers. He was friends with fellow artists Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Frédéric Bazille. Sisley also painted with Monet as well as impressionist painter Camille Pissarro.

Visitors can find the painting in the Kahn Building of the museum. Admission is free.

Upcoming Lecture

November 13, 2015, 6 p.m., Renzo Piano Auditorium

The Private Impressionist: A New Painting by Alfred Sisley for the Kimbell Art Museum

Richard Brettell, founding director, The Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History, and the Margaret McDermott Distinguished Chair of Art and Aesthetics, University of Texas at Dallas

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