(Jean Désiré) Gustave Courbet (1819-1877)

 

(Jean Désiré) Gustave Courbet (1819-1877)
French historic Realist landscape painter ;
G. Courbet ; Gustave Courbet ;
[Born June 10, 1819, Ornans, France – died December 31, 1877, La Tour-de-Peilz, Switzerland]

 

FAD record control number: 41307

Record level: Person

Record type: Artist

 

Gustave Courbet (1819-1877) biography:

Birth: June 10, 1819, Ornans, France ;
Death: December 31, 1877, La Tour-de-Peilz, Switzerland ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Gemini ;

Known for: Realist landscape painting ;
Medium: Oil ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: People ; landscapes ; trees ; peasants ; seascapes ; hunting ; nudes ; still-life ;

Areas: Ornans, France (1819-1839) ; Paris, France (1839-1846) ; Netherlands (1846-1847) ; Belgium (1846-1847) ; La Tour-de-Peilz, Switzerland (1873-1877, exiled) ;
Region: Europe ;
Lived:
Father: Régis Courbet ;
Mother: Sylvie (Oudot) Courbet ;
Relatives: Zoé Courbet (?-?), sister ; Zélie Courbet (?-?), sister ; Juliette Courbet (?-?), sister ;
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Training:  Studio of Steuben and Hesse, Paris, France (for a short time) ; Self-taught study at La Louvre ;
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Exhibited with: Paris Salons, Paris, France (1844, 1848-1857) ; Exposition Universelle, Paris, France (1855) ; The Pavilion of Realism (Pavillon du Réalisme), Paris France, temporary structure showing his paintings that were rejected from the Exposition Universelle, wrote Realist manifesto as catalog intro ;
Awards: Paris Salons, Paris, France, gold medal (1849) ;

Milestones: Alfred Bruyas (1821-1876), collector and friend of Courbet ; Painted erotic scenes ca.1860s ;

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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2018.41307

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Record birth date:
October 11, 2018

Last updated: November 1, 2018 at 20:38 pm

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