Paysage près d’Ornans (1864)

Courbet, Gustave (1819-1877)

Paysage près d’Ornans (Landscape Near Ornans)
Oil on canvas, 88.8 x 127.2 cm
Toledo Museum of ArtToledo

“To paint a land you have to know it. I know my land and I paint it. That undergrowth—it comes from our land. That river—it’s the Loue… Those rocks, those are in Ornans…Go look, you’ll recognize all my paintings.” —Gustave Courbet (TMA)

See also:

Ornans (France)