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COURBET, Gustave (1819 - 1877), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COURBET, Gustave (1819 - 1877), Painter

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 10 June 1819, in Ornans (Doubs); died 31 December 1877, in La Tour-de-Peilz (Vaud), Switzerland.

Painter. Figure compositions, nudes, portraits, landscapes, landscapes with figures, seascapes, still-lifes.

Realism.

Honfleur (or St-Siméon) School.

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online] [not available online] [not available online]Jean-Désiré-Gustave Courbet’s rural origins in the Franche-Comté region had a profound influence on his

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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