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Realism 1830-1870

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Zoe Williamson

on 24 March 2014

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Realism 1830-1870
What is Realism?
: a style of painting and sculpting developed about the mid-19th century in which figures and scenes are depicted as they are experiences or might be experiences in everyday life.
Brief History
~Starts in second half of 19th Century,mainly from 1830-1870
~Seeks to express a perceivable, negating all romanticsim and subjectivism or any other element which may distort something as it really exists.
~Most realsim arts use acrylic or oil paint.
Famous Artists
~Jean-Francois Millet
~Edouard Manet
~Jules Breton
Famous paintings
By: Zoe Williamson
The Mona Lisa is know world wide for its wonderful oil strokes.
Musee du Louvre, Paris
By: Leonardo da Vinci.
Jean-Francois Millet
Young Girl Reading
Breakfast In the Studio
Edouard Manet
New Pinakothek
Edouard Manet
Gustave Corbert
~"Father of Realism"
~First artist to start Realsim
~Used dull and serious colors
~Paintings give lots of emotion
Jean-France Millet
Jules Breton
Corbert's History
"He was born in 1819 in Ornans,France into a wealthy farming family and mainly studied the works of other artists as a primary means of education. Through his work Corbert sought to eradicate social imbalances through an artistic pursuit of truth."
Died on December 31, 1877(59 Years old)
Oil on Canvas
Oil on Canvas
"Portait of Julia Courbet"
Oil on Canvas
"A Young Woman Reading"
Oil on Canvas
Marine Les Equilleurs
Oil on Canvas
The Hammock
Oil on Canvas
Famous "Gustave" Quotes
"The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired." -G.C
"Fine art is knowledge made visible"-G.C.
"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 ancients."-G.C.
"Realism Quotes"
"Art is realistic when it strives to express an ethical idea. Realism is striving for truth, and truth is always beautiful."-Andrei Tarjovsky
"In fact, art is never realistic though sometimes it is tempted to be. To be really realistic a description would have to be endless."-Albert Camus
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