Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Henri Le Sidaner

 (1862 - 1939)
Henri Le Sidaner was active/lived in France.  Henri Le Sidaner is known for impressionist landscape, gardens and interior scene painting.

Biography  
Henri Le Sidaner


Historians have frequently described Le Sidaner's work in terms of musicality and silence.  Always in a 'minor key,' its subtle harmonies are seen to evoke a wistful mood that is intensified, as Paul Signac notes, by the absence of figures: "His oeuvre displays a taste for tender, soft and silent atmospheres. Gradually, he even went so far as to eliminate all human presence from his pictures, as if he feared that the slightest human form might disturb their muffled silence" (Y. Farinaux- Le Sidaner, op cit., p. 31).

Many of his works including Canal a Annecy demonstrate beautiful solitude such as a lone swan drifting along a canal framed by flowering trees.  The stillness of the gliding swan, the absence of  ...  Displaying 750 of 4012 characters.



Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday
Self-portrait




About  Henri Le Sidaner

Born:  1862 - Port Louis, Mauritius, France
Died:   1939 - Paris, France
Known for:  impressionist landscape, gardens and interior scene painting