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Rosa Bonheur (French, Bordeaux 1822–1899 Thomery)
Date: 1852–55Accession Number: 87.25
Gustave Courbet (French, Ornans 1819–1877 La Tour-de-Peilz)
Date: 1851–52Accession Number: 40.175
Date: 1869Accession Number: 29.100.566
Date: 1870Accession Number: 29.160.35
Charles-François Daubigny (French, Paris 1817–1878 Paris)
Date: 1873Accession Number: 25.110.3
Date: 1864Accession Number: 29.100.122
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The Metropolitan is fortunate to have a large collection of works by Gustave Courbet, one of the most provocative and controversial painters of the nineteenth century. This gallery features several key landscapes and seascapes by Courbet, as well as related works by his contemporary, Charles-François Daubigny. One of Courbet's earliest masterpieces, The Young Ladies of the Village, appears along with Rosa Bonheur's equally ambitious The Horse Fair of roughly the same date.
Gallery 809 and Gallery 811 are also dedicated to Courbet's works.
This gallery is one of ten that comprise the Henry J. Heinz II Galleries.
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