The Concept of Realism

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The Concept of Realism

The Meeting or Bonjour Monsieur Courbetby Gustave Courbet1854

~Jean-Baptiste- Camille Corot (1796-1875)~Honore Daumier (1808-1879)~Jean-Francois Millet (1814-1875)~Gustave Courbet (1819-1877)

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THE CONCEPT OFREALISM

The Gleanersby Jean-Francois Millet1857

~Purpose is to represent truthful art, observing the modern world ~As Gustave Courbet said, painting "can only exist in the representation of real and existing things."~Artists wanted to be frank, straightforward and honest with their work~Realism revealed a revolutionary and highly influential shift in the purpose of art

Key Ideas

The Desperate Manby Gustave Courbet 1844-1845

~Realist artists abandoned the "ideal" subjects and leaned more towards the ordinary~Painters used everyday scenes and common laborers as subjects~Realist art varied among historical and genre paintings, accurate landscapes, working-class life, street-life, etc.

A View near VolterraJean-Baptist-Camille Corot 1838

Key Characteristics

Deutsch: Der Kunstler vor Notre-Dameby Honore Daumier 1834


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