Gustave Courbet Paintings

Gustave Courbet paintings led the Realist movement in 19th century French painting. Jean Desire Gustave Courbet was a French painter, belonging neither to the predominant Romantic nor Neoclassical schools.

Gustave Courbet paintings were innovators in Realism depicting figurative compositions, landscapes and seascapes. They addressed peasantry and the grave working conditions of the poor.