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Realism in France

Aug - 19 - 2013

Nineteenth-century art – realism in France

Ohlone College Art 103B (Art History Early Renaissance to Contemporary)

  • Prof. Kenney Mencher
  • Department of Art and Art History
  • Director Louie Meager Art Gallery
  • Ohlone College, 43600 Mission Blvd.
  • Fremont, California 94539

Realism in the arts may be generally defined as the attempt to represent subject matter truthfully, without artificiality and avoiding artistic conventions, implausible, exotic and supernatural elements.


Gustave Courbet

Bonjour, Monsieur Courbet, 1854. A Realist painting by Gustave Courbet.


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