Gustave Courbet was an iconic French painter and the leader of the French Realist movement. His most notable works includeA Burial At Ornans, L'Origine du monde and The Painter's Studio. He is considered by many to be one of the most
controversial and remarkable artists of the 19th century.
He was the eldest child of Sylvie Oudot and Régis Courbet. He never got married.
In 1870, he was offered the French Legion of Honor but refused accepting the prestigious award.
In 1871, he was jailed for six months for his membership of the radical socialist and revolutionary government Paris Commune.
His addiction to alcohol shortened his life.
Beauty, like truth, is relative to the time when one lives and to the individual who can grasp it. The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired.Gustave Courbet
Fine art is knowledge made visible.Gustave Courbet
I am not one who was born in the custody of wisdom I am one who is fond of olden times and intense in quest of the sacred knowing of the ancients.Gustave Courbet
The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired.Gustave Courbet
was a famous French painter,
who was born on
June 10, 1819. As a person born on this date, Gustave Courbet is listed in our database as the 15th
most popular celebrity for the day (June 10) and the 5th most popular for the year (1819).
People born on June 10
fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins.
Gustave Courbet is the 495th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Gustave Courbet's birthday, Gustave Courbet is the 105th most famous French.
In general, Gustave Courbet ranks as the 5943rd
most popular famous person, and the 46th most popular painter of all time.
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