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Courbet, Gustave 1819-1877

Overview
Works: 1,349 works in 2,582 publications in 6 languages and 34,854 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  History  Biography  Pictorial works  Art  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Honoree, Artist, Dedicatee, Creator, Printer, Bibliographic antecedent, Lithographer, Contributor
Classifications: ND553.C9, 759.4
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Most widely held works about Gustave Courbet
 
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Most widely held works by Gustave Courbet
Courbet reconsidered by Sarah Faunce( Book )

11 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gustave Courbet by Sarah Faunce( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Courbet and the modern landscape by Mary G Morton( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

G. Courbet by Bruno Foucart( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French art historian's study of the life, personality, and works of one of the most lyrical painters of the nineteenth century
Courbet by Anthea Callen( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in 3 languages and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Courbet by Ségolène Le Men( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the great French realist painter Gustave Courbet (1819-1877) began his career in the 1840s, grand historical, mythological, and biblical themes were still felt to be the most fitting subjects for ambitious painting. Yet Courbet, a dynamic and boundlessly self-confident man, proud of his rural origins and guided by his strong republican beliefs, rejected these subjects as too remote from actual experience. Instead, he depicted scenes of everyday life, particularly among the peasants and the working class, with a naturalism then considered shocking. His paint handling was correspondingly direct: disdaining the "licked finish" of the academic painters, he laid on his colors boldly, often with a palette knife as well as a brush. And Courbet's vision was as expansive as it was daring: while his reputation is founded on the heroically scaled realist masterworks A Burial at Ornans and The Painter's Studio, he also executed many excellent nudes (including the notoriously explicit Origin of the World), portraits and self-portraits, landscapes, marines, and even still lifes. This lucidly written monograph from noted art historian Ségolène Le Men provides a new understanding of how Courbet's life and milieu shaped his art. Le Men organizes her text both chronologically and thematically: while the five chapters correspond to the successive phases of Courbet's career, each comprises several subsections that discuss individual aspects of his oeuvre. This hybrid approach allows Le Men to present a multifaceted view of Courbet's artistic achievements, exploring their relation to the politics, the literature, the popular imagery, and even the music of his time. With more than three hundred stunning color illustrations, including all of Courbet's most important paintings and many fine examples of his draftsmanship, this is the definitive study of a painter whose spirited pursuit of an independent aesthetic path has led many critics to call him "the first modern artist."
Gustave Courbet : 1819-1877 : [an exhibition organized by the Réunion des musées nationaux], at the Royal Academy of Arts, 19 January-19 March 1978 : [catalogue by Hélène Toussaint( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Courbet und Deutschland : [Hamburger Kunsthalle, 19. Oktober-17. Dezember 1978, Städt. Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinst. Frankfurt am Main, 17. Januar-18. März 1979 by Gustave Courbet( Book )

18 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in German and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gustave Courbet : 1819-1877 : [exposition organisée par la Réunion des musées nationaux et l'Arts Council of Great Britain], Grand Palais, 30 septembre 1977-2 janvier 1978 : [catalogue by Hélène Toussaint( Book )

14 editions published in 1977 in French and Undetermined and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse: Etabli à la Tour-de-Peilz, de 1873 à sa mort en 1877
Courbet by Linda Nochlin( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and French and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth study of the artist and some of his works
Gustave Courbet by Ulf Küster( Book )

6 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gustave Courbet (1819–1877) gilt als Vorkämpfer der sozial engagierten Malerei, er ist der wichtigste Vertreter des Realismus. Diese der schonungslosen Darstellung der Wahrheit verpflichtete Kunstrichtung stellte die von der Akademie geprägte, idealisierende Malerei infrage und schockierte die Pariser Gesellschaft des 19. Jahrhunderts. Courbet wurde zu einer Leitfigur der aufrührerischen Künstlerboheme und pflegte regen Austausch mit tonangebenden Dichtern und Künstlern. Er war aber keineswegs nur Bürgerschreck, sondern vor allem ein großer Revolutionär der Landschaftsmalerei. Das Buch führt anhand von sieben Essays zu ausgewählten Aspekten in das Leben und Werk des Künstlers ein, dessen Gemälde auch diejenigen begeistern, die sich nicht täglich mit Kunst beschäftigen. Courbets ungeheuer reichhaltiges Schaffen und sein aufregendes Leben lohnen es, immer wieder neu entdeckt zu werden
Letters of Gustave Courbet by Gustave Courbet( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in French and English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse: Contient des lettres écrites depuis Vevey, La Tour-de-Peilz et, en annexe une chronologie p. 549 - 554, une table signalétique des lettres p. 556 - 580, un index biographique des correspondants p. 581 - 592, une table des oeuvres de Courbet p. 593 - 607, une table de concordance alphabétique des oeuvres de Courbet p. 608 - 610
Courbet et la Commune : Paris, Musée d'Orsay, 13 mars-11 juin 2000 by Frédérique Desbuissons( Book )

9 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Du romantisme au réalisme Delacroix, Ingres, Courbet by Alain Jaubert( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in French and English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1er film: "Le 26 juillet 1830, Charles X suspend la liberté de la presse et dissout la Chambre. Trois journées d'émeutes s'ensuivent. Eugène Delacroix assiste aux combats et s'inspire des 'Trois glorieuses' pour réaliser 'La liberté guidant le peuple'. L'oeuvre choque et suscite une vive polémique. Alain Jaubert débusque les détails, interprète les symboles, analyse la composition du tableau. Des informations précieuses qui permettent de donner son sens à l'oeuvre et d'en apprécier toute la beauté."--Verso du conteneur
Courbet by François Fosca( Book )

12 editions published between 1940 and 1946 in 4 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Courbet : ein Traum von der Moderne ; [anlässlich der Ausstellung Courbet - ein Traum von der Moderne Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, 15. Oktober 2010-30. Januar 2011] by Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gustave Courbet, 1819-1877 : the last of the Romantics by Fabrice Masanès( Book )

8 editions published in 2006 in 5 languages and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einführung in Leben und Werk des französischen Malers
Courbet by Valérie Bajou-Charpentreau( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Courbet; [the life and work of the artist by Sandra Pinto( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in 4 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Gustave Courbet
Alternative Names
C Gust. 1819-1877

C, Gustave

C. Gustave 1819-1877

Coubert, Gustave 1819-1877

Courbet

Courbet 1819-1877

Courbet, Gustave

Courbet, Jean Dsir Gustave

Courbet Jean-Dsir-Gustave 1819-1877

Gistavs Kurbē

Gust. C

Gust. C 1819-1877

Gustave Courbet

Gustave Courbet francia festő

Gustave Courbet franse Schilder

Gustave Courbet franzsischer Maler des Realismus

Gustave Courbet French painter

Gustave Courbet malarz francuski

Gustave Courbet pintor francs

Gustave Courbet pittore francese

Gustavus Courbet

Jean Dsir Gustave Courbet

Kurbe, Gi︠u︡stav

Kurbe, Gi︠u︡stav 1819-1877

Kurbe, Gjustav 1819-1877

Qustav Kubert

Γκυστάβ Κουρμπέ

Гистав Курбе

Гюстав Курбе

Курбе, Гюстав

Курбе, Гюстав 1819-1877

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גוסטב קורבה

קורבה, גוסטב 1819-1877

جوستاف كوربيه، 1819-1877

غوستاف كوربيه

گوستاو کوربه نقاش فرانسوی

गुस्ताव कुर्बे

ਗੁਸਤਾਵ ਕੋਰਬੇ

ഗുസ്താവ് കൂർബെ

กุสตาฟว์ กูร์แบ

გიუსტავ კურბე

귀스타브 쿠르베

ギュスターヴ・クールベ フランスの画家

クールベ

居斯塔夫库尔贝

Languages
English (218)

French (109)

German (46)

Spanish (4)

Japanese (2)

Italian (2)

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Courbet and the modern landscapeCourbetCourbetLetters of Gustave CourbetCourbet : ein Traum von der Moderne ; [anlässlich der Ausstellung Courbet - ein Traum von der Moderne Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, 15. Oktober 2010-30. Januar 2011]Gustave Courbet, 1819-1877 : the last of the RomanticsCourbet's realism