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Summary

Gustave Courbet was a famous Artist from France, who lived between June 10, 1819 and December 31, 1877. He became 58 years old.

Biography

Jean Désiré Gustave Courbet (born in Ornans, Besancon, France, died in La-Tour-de-Peilz, Switzerland) was a French painter. Courbet is known as the first great realist in art history, and he is also regarded as the one who gave art direction of "realism" of its name.

Gustave Courbet was the son of a wine merchant in Ornans, where he grew up. He moved in 1839 to Paris and visited at the beginning some art schools, but education is primarily on their own by studying the old masters in the Louvre. Above all, he was influenced by Francisco de Zurbarán, Diego Velázquez and Frans Hals. He also became close friends with the philosopher Pierre-Joseph Proudhon and built by their political beliefs, even your own art theories. These were mainly reflected in the design choice. Courbet would seek reflect everyday situations, without embellishment or transformative additions and believed that "truth is beauty."

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 10 quotes who is written / told by Gustave.

Related authors: Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustave_Courbet

Famous quotes by Gustave Courbet (10)


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"The beautiful is in nature, and it is encountered under the most diverse forms of reality. Once it is found it belongs to art, or rather to the artist who discovers it"
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"When we see men of worth, we should think of equalling them; when we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inward and examine ourselves"
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"Painting is the representation of visible forms. The essence of realism is its negation of the ideal"
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"I hope to live all my life for my art, without abandoning my principles one iota"
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"Fine art is knowledge made visible"
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"The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired"
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"Painting is an essentially concrete art and can only consist of the representation of real and existing things"
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"I am not one who was born in the custody of wisdom; I am one who is fond of olden times and intense in quest of the sacred knowing of the ancients"
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"France is the only nation in which astoundingly small numbers of civilized patrons reside"
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"Beauty, like truth, is relative to the time when one lives and to the individual who can grasp it. The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired"


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