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The Path to the Old Ferry at By
Alfred Sisley  (1839 - 1899)
The Path to the Old Ferry at By, 1880
Painting
Oil on canvas
Bequeathed by Montague Shearman through the Contemporary Art Society 1940
A river crossing with young trees to the left, larger branches reaching from the right
Inv. No. N05144
 
 
Status: The object has gaps in its provenance between 1933-1945. This does not necessarily mean it is looted.

Provenance
  • Purchased from the artist 21 June 1882 by Durand-Ruel, Paris.
  • Exhibited in Tableaux de Sisley, Durand-Ruel, Paris, February-March 1930 (32) as lent by M. Chartol.
  • Galerie Zak, Paris.*
  • Redfern Gallery,† London.*
  • Montague Shearman and Sir Rex de C. Nan Kivell, London.*
  • Montague Shearman, London.
  • W. J. Dorflinger, New York, 25 April 1901.
  • Reacquired by Durand-Ruel, Paris, 31 May 1927.
  • A. Chartol, Paris, 20 October 1928.
 
Additional Information
† Rex de C. Nan Kivell, who ran the Redfern, recalled acquiring the painting from the Galerie Zak and the subsequent joint ownership with Shearman.
If you can provide any information about the provenance of this object, please contact the address below.
 
Exhibitions
Tableaux de Sisley, Durand-Ruel, Paris, February-March 1930 (32)
 
Source of Information
National Museum Directors' Conference
 
Location
Tate Gallery
London
England
Tel: +44 (0)20 7887 8725

Contact
Sharon Page
Head of Secretariat
Tel: +44 (0)20 7887 8667
Fax: +44 (0)20 7887 8938



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