Adolphe Tavernier

French writer, art critic, collector and journalist (1853-1945)

Adolphe Tavernier (September 2, 1853 - July 20, 1945) is a French writer, art critic, collector and journalist.

Adolphe Tavernier in 1883


  • Our poor friend Sisley, alas! will not assist at the final triumph, which is near, and of which he has seen but the dawning: he is gone too soon, and just at the moment when, in reparation for long injustice, full homage is about to be rendered those strong and charming qualities which make him a painter exquisite and original among them all, a magician of light, a poet of the heavens, of the waters, of the trees — in a word, one of the most remarkable landscapists of this day.
    • As quoted in Burnley Bibb, The Work of Alfred Sisley, The Studio, December 1899,