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Gustave CourbetStatus quo — what's that?

Gustave Courbet was a French artist born on June 10, 1819. Courbet contributed to the Realist movement and died on December 31, 1877. Get notified when Gustave Courbet's biography is complete:

Self Portrait with Black Dog

1842

The Man Made Mad with Fear

1843

Self Portrait with Black Dog

1842-1844

Portrait of Juliette Courbet

1844

The Desperate Man

1844-1845

Self-portrait (Man with Leather Belt)

1845-1846

The Stone Breakers

1849

Self Portrait with Pipe

1848-1849

The Burial at Ornans

1849-1850

The Wrestlers

1853

Bonjour Monsieur Courbet

1854

The Wounded Man

1854

The Painter's Studio

1855

After the Hunt

1859

Man with a Pipe

1860

Painting is an essentially concrete art and can only consist of the representation of real and existing things

Realist Manifesto — An Open Letter

1861

The Clairvoyant

1865

Jo - The Beautiful Irish Girl

1865-1866

The Wave

1869-1867

I quite like the subject of violent exercise. It makes the most surprising painting you can imagine.

Letters by Gustave Courbet

1870

The Trout

1871

Beach in Normandy

1875

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