1867. Oil on canvas. Musée Fabre, Montpellier, France. More.
Still Life with Heron.
This beautiful painting is one of only a handful of still lifes (nine are recorded) made by Sisley. It was painted in Frederic Bazille’s studio in Paris. Bazille working on the same subject (The Heron, Musee Fabre, Montpellier) was painted by Renoir (Frédéric Bazille at His Easel, Musee d’Orsay), the three pictures recording the close working friendship of the three painters