A view of a waterway populated by several barges. The foreground is entirely comprised of water. Small figures are on the boats as well as the shore.
Alfred Sisley, The Lock of Saint-Mammès, 1885, oil on canvas, 15 x 21 1/2 in. (38.1 x 54.6 cm), Gift of Henry W. and Marion H. Bloch, 2015.13.24

Alfred Sisley, The Lock of Saint-Mammès, 1885

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doi: 10.37764/78973.5.662

ArtistAlfred Sisley, English, born Paris 1839–1899
TitleThe Lock of Saint-Mammès
Object Date1885
Alternate and Variant TitlesL’ecluse de Saint-Mammès; Le Loing à Saint-Mammès
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions (Unframed)15 x 21 1/2 in. (38.1 x 54.6 cm)
SignatureSigned and dated lower right: Sisley, 85
Credit LineThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Gift of Henry W. and Marion H. Bloch, 2015.13.24

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