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The Best Artwork by Gustave Courbet

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A list of Gustave Courbet artwork, including all notable Gustave Courbet paintings, sculptures and other works of art, with photos when available. These popular Gustave Courbet pieces are sorted alphabetically by the title of the work of art. These are some of Gustave Courbet's most famous art pieces, so if you're wondering what art was made by Gustave Courbet and how many major pieces of art Gustave Courbet made then this list is a great resource. If you want to know more about these pieces of renowned Gustave Courbet artwork, then click on their names for additional information.

This list includes Young Ladies of the Village, A Burial At Ornans and more artwork.

Gustave Courbet is a renowned artist celebrated by people from all around the world, so skip a day at the museum and check out these historic works of art that were created by Gustave Courbet. {#nodes}
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    A Burial At Ornans

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    Burial at Ornans (1849-1850) is a painting by French artist Gustave Courbet....  more
    • Artist: Gustave Courbet
    • Genres (Art): Genre art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Realism
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    Femme nue couchée

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    Femme nue couchée is an 1862 painting by French Realist painter Gustave Courbet. It depicts a young dark-haired woman reclining on a couch, wearing only a pair of shoes and stockings. Behind her, partly drawn red curtains reveal an overcast sky seen through a closed window. The work is likely influenced by Goya's La maja desnuda. The painting was initially owned by Alexandre Berthier and later by Marcell Nemes. In 1913, it was bought by the Hungarian collector Ferenc Hatvany. At one time, he painted a copy of the painting and, as a practical joke, sent it to be exhibited as the original at a Belgrade exhibition. Together with the rest of Hatvany's collection, the painting was looted from a...  more
    • Artist: Gustave Courbet
    • Art Form: Painting
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    L'Origine du monde

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    L'Origine du monde is an oil-on-canvas painted by French artist Gustave Courbet in 1866. It is a close-up view of the genitals and abdomen of a naked woman, lying on a bed with legs spread. The framing of the nude body, with head, arms and lower legs outside of view, emphasizes the eroticism of the work....  more
    • Artist: Gustave Courbet
    • Subject: Woman, Vulva
    • Art Form: Painting
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    La belle Irlandaise (Portrait of Jo)

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    • Artist: Gustave Courbet
    • Subject: Joanna Hiffernan
    • Art Form: Painting
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