Gustave Courbet

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French painter noted for his realistic depiction of everyday scenes (1819-1877)


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1)--on loan from the Musee d'Orsay--clearly documents, like A Burial at Ornans, Courbet's new position as a public artist and effectively articulates an antithesis between the countryside and the city.
The epilogue is a fascinating commentary on Courbet's painting, the Burial at Ornans.
To point up the contrast with representational painting, Courbet's Burial at Ornans, taking advantage of the module of the slightly larger-than-life human figure, is just under twenty-two feet wide, without the least sense of strain.