Child of materialism and positivism, Courbet was without a doubt one of the most complex painters of the nineteenth century. Symbolising the rejection of traditions, Courbet did not hesitate to confront the public with the truth by liberating painting of conventional rules. He became from then on the leader of pictorial realism.
Number Of Pages: 255
Published: 1st June 2008
Dimensions (cm): 31.6 x 27.3 x 2.6
Weight (kg): 2.16