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Henri Le Sidaner’s artworks

Henri Le Sidaner was a member of the International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, the most famous artistic fellowship of the Belle Époque, before World War II.

Its members, often qualified as “The last impressionists”, shared a taste for intimate and family sceneries, as well as landscape paintings. From 1895 to 1939, those artists, highly influenced by impressionism, received unanimous approval from the audience and the critique. They were featured in all prestigious international exhibitions.

During his lifetime, Henri Le Sidaner made more than 4,000 paintings. To discover some of them, click here and below you’ll find the link to specific museums.


About the artist

Henri Le Sidaner (1862-1939) - A French Post-impressionist & intimist painter
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Henri Le Sidaner (1862-1939) - A French Post-impressionist & intimist painter

Henri Le Sidaner Henri Le Sidaner (1862-1939) - A French Post-impressionist & intimist painter Post impressionism, Intimism, Symbolism. Henri Eugène Augustin Le Sidaner (7 August 1862 – 14 July 1939) who was a contemporary of the Post-impressionists, was an intimist painter known for his paintings of domestic interiors and quiet street scenes. His style contained elements of impressionism with the influences of Édouard Manet, Monet and of the Pointillists discernible in his work. Le Sidaner favoured a subdued use of colour, preferring nuanced greys and opals applied with uneven, dappled brushstrokes to create atmosphere and mysticism. A skilled nocturne painter he travelled widely throughout France and Europe before settling at Gerberoy in the Picardy countryside from where he painted for over thirty years. Le Sidaner's paintings and pastels were widely collected throughout his career. His seductive views of the gardens he created in the ruins of the medieval fortress at Gerberoy, with their recently vacated tables dappled in sunlight and overhung by roses, have cemented his reputation as a unique artist who does not fit easily into an art movement . Canon in D Major 0:26 / 5:55 Kevin MacLeod Clásica | Feliz Puedes usar esta canción en cualquiera de tus vídeos, pero debes incluir el siguiente texto en la descripción: Canon in D Major de Kevin MacLeod está sujeta a una licencia de Creative Commons Attribution ( Fuente: Artista:
Henri Le Sidaner peignant

There are moments when I feel overwhelmed, when I don’t know anything. My hand makes a series of strokes, but my eye is not in command, I follow my stream of thought…, when I stop and step back, I am astonished at what I have done. 

- Henri Le Sidaner -


To see the paintings

In France