Gustave Courbet - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Gustave Courbet

Style: Realism;Romanticism

Place: Ormans

Born: 1819

Death: 1877

Nationality: France


Jean Désiré Gustave Courbet (10 June 1819-31 December 1877) was a French painter who led the Realist movement in 19th-century French painting. The Realist movement bridged the Romantic movement (characterized by the paintings of Théodore Géricault and Eugène Delacroix), with the Barbizon School and the Impressionists. Courbet occupies an important ...