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Part of European Paintings
Gustave Courbet (French, Ornans 1819–1877 La Tour-de-Peilz)
Date: 1851Accession Number: 29.100.132
Date: 1856Accession Number: 29.100.59
Date: ca. 1852–57Accession Number: 29.100.130
Date: 1858Accession Number: 29.100.118
Date: 1857Accession Number: 19.84
Date: 1861Accession Number: 29.100.120
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This gallery, hung with paintings from the peak of Courbet's career in the 1850s and 1860s, highlights the artist's versatility and invention as a portraitist. From his portrayal of the dashing tenor Louis Gueymard to his depiction of the demure Madame Auguste Cuoq, Courbet captured the personalities of his sitters with inimitable directness.
Courbet's work in other genres can be seen in Gallery 811 and Gallery 812.
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