Gustave Courbet

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


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The sort of close reading that Brooks applies to these novels is exercised just as convincingly on several of Courbet's paintings, specifically Burial at Ornans (1849), The Stonebreakers (1849), The Bathers (1853), and The Trout (1872).
The curators combined early self-portraits and portraits of friends and collectors with monumental works and a great succes de scandale, A Burial at Ornans (1849- 50).
This montage process, which suggests the piecemeal production of a "history painting" like Courbet's Burial at Ornans updated by the very latest technological possibilities, remains central to Wall's thinking.
The epilogue is a fascinating commentary on Courbet's painting, the Burial at Ornans. Kselman proposes an interpretation that differs from T.J.
(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.) All in all, however, the exhibition more than confirmed the prior conviction that Pollock's 1947-50 pictures are not only the high point of his art but one of the unexceedable summits of twentieth-century painting.