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The 11 Artworks of Gustave Courbet and of topic Countryside

Gustave Courbet - The Stone BreakersThe Stone BreakersGustave Courbet

Like Romanticism, Realism was a broad cultural movement in the 19th century that had its origin in literature and philosophy. In painting, its most prominent representative was Gustave Courbet. His Stonebreakers represented workers, as he had seen them, in monumental form. The Stonebreakers, destroy...

Gustave Courbet - A Burial at OrnansA Burial at OrnansGustave Courbet

This painting depicts the burial of Courbet’s great uncle in the small French town of Ornans, and it is considered to be one of the turning points in French art. The painting depicted the scene with an unflattering air, and it did not romanticize the depictions of grief and mourning, as in tradition...