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The Desperate Man c. 1845 by Gustave Courbet
Key Descriptive Terms, Words, Phrases associated with Realist Painting - revolution, poverty, social realist, figurative compositions, landscapes, seascapes, still-lifes, social issues, vulgar, rural bourgeoisie, peasants, Classical Realism, Fantastic Realism, Social Realism, Heroic Realism, Photorealism, Realist, narrative
"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 quote
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