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View of Delft

Johannes Vermeer, 1660-1661

Yard with Lunatics

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, 1794

Narcisa Baranana de Goicoechea

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, 1815

Fontainebleau, Storm Over The Plains

Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, 1822

Self Portrait with Black Dog

Gustave Courbet, 1842

The Man Made Mad with Fear

Gustave Courbet, 1843

Portrait of Juliette Courbet

Gustave Courbet, 1844

Self Portrait with Black Dog

Gustave Courbet, 1842-1844

The Desperate Man

Gustave Courbet, 1844-1845

Self-portrait (Man with Leather Belt)

Gustave Courbet, 1845-1846

Ploughing in Nevers

Rosa Bonheur, 1849

Self Portrait with Pipe

Gustave Courbet, 1848-1849

The Stone Breakers

Gustave Courbet, 1849

The Burial at Ornans

Gustave Courbet, 1849-1850

Our English Coasts

William Holman Hunt, 1852

The Wrestlers

Gustave Courbet, 1853

Bonjour Monsieur Courbet

Gustave Courbet, 1854

The Wounded Man

Gustave Courbet, 1854

The Painter's Studio

Gustave Courbet, 1855

Seine Landscape Near Chatou

Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, 1855

Study of the head of a young woman in profile

Matthijs Maris, 1855

The Horse Fair

Rosa Bonheur, 1852-1855

A Creek in St. Thomas (Virgin Islands)

Camille Pissarro, 1856

Two Women Chatting by the Sea, St Thomas

Camille Pissarro, 1856

Portrait of Jacob Maris

Matthijs Maris, 1857

The Gleaners

Jean-François Millet, 1857

Self Portrait with Fedora

Edgar Degas, 1857-1858

After the Hunt

Gustave Courbet, 1859

Sketch for Landscape in Montmorency

Camille Pissarro, 1859

Study of Trees

Édouard Manet, 1859

The Highland Shepherd

Rosa Bonheur, 1859


Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, 1860

Man with a Pipe

Gustave Courbet, 1860

Portrait of Monsieur and Madame Auguste Manet

Édouard Manet, 1860

The Sheepfold, Moonlight

Jean-François Millet, 1856-1860

The Spanish Singer

Édouard Manet, 1860

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, 1862

Symphony in White no 1: The White Girl

James McNeill Whistler, 1862

Home, Sweet Home

Winslow Homer, 1863

Luncheon on the Grass

Édouard Manet, 1863


Édouard Manet, 1863

Study for: Dead Christ with Angels

Édouard Manet, 1864

The Dead Christ with Angels

Édouard Manet, 1864

A Criminal Case

Honoré Daumier, 1865

The Clairvoyant

Gustave Courbet, 1865

Jo - The Beautiful Irish Girl

Gustave Courbet, 1865-1866

Prisoners from the Front

Winslow Homer, 1866

The Wave

Gustave Courbet, 1869-1867
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