Gustave Courbet

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Jean Désiré Gustave Courbet (French: [ɡystav kuʁbɛ]; 10 June 1819 – 31 December 1877) was a French painter who led the Realism movement in 19th-century French painting. Committed to painting only what he could see, he rejected academic convention and the Romanticism of the previous generation of visual artists. His ind... More
Birth Name: Jean Désiré Gustave Courbet
Born: Ornans, France
Raised: Ornans, France
Nationality: France/French
Death Location: St Paul de Vence, France
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