Gustave Courbet

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Style: Realism;Romanticism

Place: Ornans

Born: 1819

Death: 1877

Nationality: France

Biography:

Jean Désiré Gustave Courbet (French: [ɡystav kuʁbɛ] 10 June 1819 – 31 December 1877) was a French painter who led the Realism movement in 19th-century French painting. Committed to painting only what he could see, he rejected academic convention and the Romanticism of the previous generation of visual artists. His independence set an example that w...

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