(b. 1839, Paris, d. 1899, Moret-sur-Loing)
The Watering Place at Mary-le-Roi with Hoarfrost1876
Oil on canvas, 38 x 55 cm
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Sisley lived in Marly-le-Roi, west of Paris, from 1875-77. There he painted numerous pictures of the elegant watering-place, one of the few remains of Louis XIV's summer palace, which was destroyed in 1793.