Tag: Courbet

Paysage près d’Ornans (1864)

Courbet, Gustave (1819-1877) Paysage près d’Ornans (Landscape Near Ornans) 1864 Oil on canvas, 88.8 x 127.2 cm Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo “To paint a land you have to know it. I know my land and I paint it. That undergrowth—it…

Portrait d’une jeune femme (c.1845)

Courbet, Gustave (1819-1877) Portrait d’une jeune femme (Portrait of a Young Woman) c.1845 Oil on canvas, 28.3 x 21.0 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Painted when Courbet was studying in Paris and making his living as a portraitist, this young woman…

Beatrice Bouvet (1864)

Courbet, Gustave (1819-1877) Beatrice Bouvet (born c.1861) 1864 Oil on canvas, 91.9 x 73.2 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff The Salins industrialist Alfred Bouvet purchased two Courbet landscapes and commisioned this portrait of his daughter, then aged three. She is holding…

Plage en Normandie (c.1872-1875)

Courbet, Gustave (1819-1877) Plage en Normandie (Beach in Normandy) c.1872–1875 Oil on canvas, 61.3 x 90.2 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington See also: • Normandie (France)