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Gustave Courbet: 150+ Realist Paintings - Realism [Kindle Edition]

Denise Ankele , Daniel Ankele , Gustave Courbet
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Book Description

GUSTAVE COURBET Art Book contains 150+ Reproductions of landscapes, seascapes, portrait and still life subjects with title,date and interesting facts page below. Book includes Table of Contents, thumbnail gallery and is formatted for all Kindle readers and Tablets (use rotate and/or zoom feature on landscape/horizontal images for optimal viewing).

BORN: June 10, 1819 in Ornans, Doubs, France.
DIED: December 31, 1877 in La Tour-de-Peliz, Switzerland.


§ Courbet led the Realist movement in 19th-century French painting.
§ Courbet believed artists were incapable of reproducing the past or future in their work. Therefore, he preferred to paint from his own experience.
§ His painting, 'After Dinner at Ornans' earned him a gold medal at the Salon in 1849.
§ Courbet painted everyday people and places to reveal the French people as a political entity.
§ His painting, 'Stone-Breakers' was destroyed in the British bombing of Dresden in 1945.

NOTABLE WORKS: Self-Portrait with a black dog, Self-Portrait-The Desperate Man, After Dinner at Ornans.

Product Details

  • File Size: 9437 KB
  • Print Length: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Ankele Publishing, LLC (July 27, 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005EZ76PI
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,057,211 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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1.0 out of 5 stars Paintings only, no essays June 30, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
This "book" does not contain the essays, just replicas of the paintings, which are easily available elsewhere for free on the Internet. My mistake, and a disappointment.
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