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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