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Gustave Courbet, 1819-1877 : the last of the Romantics

Gustave Courbet, 1819-1877 : the last of the Romantics

Author: Fabrice Masanès; Gustave Courbet
Publisher: Köln ; Los Angeles, CA : Taschen, ©2006.
Series: Back to visual basics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book looks at the life and work of Gustave Courbet, covering the cultural and historical importance of the artist, and features over 100 illustrations with explanatory captions.
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Genre/Form: collective biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Masanès, Fabrice.
Gustave Courbet, 1819-1877.
Hong Kong ; Los Angeles : Taschen, ©2006
Named Person: Gustave Courbet; Gustave Courbet; Gustave Courbet
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fabrice Masanès; Gustave Courbet
ISBN: 3822856835 9783822856833
OCLC Number: 80722627
Description: 96 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Courbet the eclectic --
Fame or the all-absorbing love of painting --
Taking stock --
Thematic series, serial painter --
Epilogue : Courbet's heritage --
Series Title: Back to visual basics.
Other Titles: Courbet
Responsibility: Fabrice Masanès ; [English translation by Chris Miller].


Courbet, who influenced and advised the fledgling Impressionists, was an outstanding representative of a naturalistic realism that highlights the contradictions and inequities in society. His  Read more...


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