Gustave Courbet: Taschen Basic Art
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Gustave Courbet: Taschen Basic Art

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Unsentimental realism

"I maintain," stated Gustave Courbet (1819-1877), "that painting is clearly a concrete art whose existence lies only in the representation of real and existing objects...." Courbet, who influenced and advised the fledgling Impressionists, was an outstanding representative of a naturalistic realism that highlights the contradictions and inequities in s

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Paperback, 96 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Taschen
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