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Realism, Industrial Revolution
View of Delft, Johannes Vermeer

View of Delft Johannes Vermeer, 1660 – 1661

Yard with Lunatics, Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

Yard with Lunatics Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, 1794

Narcisa Baranana de Goicoechea, Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

Narcisa Baranana de Goicoechea Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, 1815

Fontainebleau, Storm Over The Plains, Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot

Fontainebleau, Storm Over The Plains Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, 1822

Self Portrait with Black Dog, Gustave Courbet

Self Portrait with Black Dog Gustave Courbet, 1842

The Man Made Mad with Fear, Gustave Courbet

The Man Made Mad with Fear Gustave Courbet, 1843

Portrait of Juliette Courbet, Gustave Courbet

Portrait of Juliette Courbet Gustave Courbet, 1844

Self Portrait with Black Dog, Gustave Courbet

Self Portrait with Black Dog Gustave Courbet, 1842 – 1844

The Desperate Man, Gustave Courbet

The Desperate Man Gustave Courbet, 1844 – 1845

Self-portrait (Man with Leather Belt), Gustave Courbet

Self-portrait (Man with Leather Belt) Gustave Courbet, 1845 – 1846

Ploughing in Nevers, Rosa Bonheur

Ploughing in Nevers Rosa Bonheur, 1849

Self Portrait with Pipe, Gustave Courbet

Self Portrait with Pipe Gustave Courbet, 1848 – 1849

The Stone Breakers, Gustave Courbet

The Stone Breakers Gustave Courbet, 1849

The Burial at Ornans, Gustave Courbet

The Burial at Ornans Gustave Courbet, 1849 – 1850

Our English Coasts, William Holman Hunt

Our English Coasts William Holman Hunt, 1852

The Wrestlers, Gustave Courbet

The Wrestlers Gustave Courbet, 1853

Bonjour Monsieur Courbet, Gustave Courbet

Bonjour Monsieur Courbet Gustave Courbet, 1854

The Wounded Man, Gustave Courbet

The Wounded Man Gustave Courbet, 1854

The Painter's Studio, Gustave Courbet

The Painter's Studio Gustave Courbet, 1855

Seine Landscape Near Chatou, Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot

Seine Landscape Near Chatou Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, 1855

Study of the head of a young woman in profile, Matthijs Maris

Study of the head of a young woman in profile Matthijs Maris, 1855

The Horse Fair, Rosa Bonheur

The Horse Fair Rosa Bonheur, 1852 – 1855

A Creek in St. Thomas (Virgin Islands), Camille Pissarro

A Creek in St. Thomas (Virgin Islands) Camille Pissarro, 1856

Two Women Chatting by the Sea, St Thomas, Camille Pissarro

Two Women Chatting by the Sea, St Thomas Camille Pissarro, 1856

Portrait of Jacob Maris, Matthijs Maris

Portrait of Jacob Maris Matthijs Maris, 1857

The Gleaners, Jean-François Millet

The Gleaners Jean-François Millet, 1857

Self Portrait with Fedora, Edgar Degas

Self Portrait with Fedora Edgar Degas, 1857 – 1858

After the Hunt, Gustave Courbet

After the Hunt Gustave Courbet, 1859

Sketch for Landscape in Montmorency, Camille Pissarro

Sketch for Landscape in Montmorency Camille Pissarro, 1859

Study of Trees, Édouard Manet

Study of Trees Édouard Manet, 1859

The Highland Shepherd, Rosa Bonheur

The Highland Shepherd Rosa Bonheur, 1859

Landscape, Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot

Landscape Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, 1860

Man with a Pipe, Gustave Courbet

Man with a Pipe Gustave Courbet, 1860

Portrait of Monsieur and Madame Auguste Manet, Édouard Manet

Portrait of Monsieur and Madame Auguste Manet Édouard Manet, 1860

The Sheepfold, Moonlight, Jean-François Millet

The Sheepfold, Moonlight Jean-François Millet, 1856 – 1860

The Spanish Singer, Édouard Manet

The Spanish Singer Édouard Manet, 1860

A Boy with a Dog, Édouard Manet

A Boy with a Dog Édouard Manet, 1861

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

Realist Manifesto — An Open Letter Gustave Courbet, 1861

Musica en las Tullerias, Édouard Manet

Musica en las Tullerias Édouard Manet, 1862

Symphony in White no 1: The White Girl, James McNeill Whistler

Symphony in White no 1: The White Girl James McNeill Whistler, 1862

Home, Sweet Home, Winslow Homer

Home, Sweet Home Winslow Homer, 1863

Luncheon on the Grass, Édouard Manet

Luncheon on the Grass Édouard Manet, 1863

Olympia, Édouard Manet

Olympia Édouard Manet, 1863

The Laundress, Honoré Daumier

The Laundress Honoré Daumier, 1863

Study for: Dead Christ with Angels, Édouard Manet

Study for: Dead Christ with Angels Édouard Manet, 1864

The Dead Christ with Angels, Édouard Manet

The Dead Christ with Angels Édouard Manet, 1864

A Criminal Case, Honoré Daumier

A Criminal Case Honoré Daumier, 1865

The Clairvoyant, Gustave Courbet

The Clairvoyant Gustave Courbet, 1865

Jo - The Beautiful Irish Girl, Gustave Courbet

Jo - The Beautiful Irish Girl Gustave Courbet, 1865 – 1866

Prisoners from the Front, Winslow Homer

Prisoners from the Front Winslow Homer, 1866

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Impressionism, Industrial Revolution

Impressionism

Light and movement as the crux of human perception

1860 – 1900

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