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Gustave Courbet (1819-1877) Gustave Courbet was born in Ornans, France. He went to Paris in 1839. Towards the end of the 1860s, Courbet painted a series of increasingly erotic works. His refusal of the cross of the Legion of Honour, offered to him by Napoleon III, made him immensely popular.
Porteuses de Fagots
Grotto of Sarrazine
Standing Female Nude
Bohemienne et ses Enfants
Rock at Bayard, Dinart
Reclining Woman
Woman with a Parrot

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WORK DATE:   1854
MATERIALS:   Oil on canvas
SIZE:   191.5 x 165.5 cm (75.375 x 65.25 in)
STYLE:   Realism
GALLERY:   Martin Summers Fine Art Ltd  +44 (0) 20 7351 7778
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