Funeral in Ornan by Gustave Courbet

Courbet began painting in 1849, in a cramped attic in Ornan. The work of the artist caused a stir among the local society that fell into its heroes – it

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Woman with a parrot by Gustave Courbet

The founder of the French realistic direction Gustave Courbet studied painting in Ornan, then at the Besancon School of Art. In 1839 the artist went to Paris and studied here

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Nu by Gustave Courbet

Critical attitude of Courbet to traditional painting is perfectly illustrated by his nude. Speaking about the depiction of a nude female nature at Courbet, more often cited as an example

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Self-portrait with a tube by Gustave Courbet

Along with compositions on religious and literary subjects, he makes portraits, mostly portraying himself. With obvious pleasure, Courbet transmits the features of a beautiful face, somewhat romanticizing his own appearance.

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Artist’s Workshop by Gustave Courbet

Finishing work on the “Artist’s Workshop”, Courbet shares with his friend – the writer Shanfleury: “People who like to express their opinion on any occasion and wake up in the

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