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Courbet, Gustave

Gustave Courbet is a French painter, born in Ornans (1819-1877 AD). Friend of Proudhon, he became the leader of the Realist School (Bonjour, Monsieur Courbet; l'Enterrement à Ornans; la Remise des chevreuils; l'Atelier du peintre). He was condemned in 1871 AD for having participated in the Commune revolt and exiled himself. One of the Passeurs painted in the company of Giovanni Battista 1).