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The Funeral at Ornans (detail)

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Material Information

Title:
The Funeral at Ornans (detail)
Alternate title:
A Burial at Ornans
Physical Description:
Photograph
Language:
English
Creator:
Courbet, Gustave, 1819-1877 ( Artist : painter )
Musee d'Orsay. ID=FPO

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Paris, France
Ornans, France
Style: French Realist
School: Realist
Movement: Realism
French
Painting;
Genre:
picture   ( marcgt )

Notes

Summary:
The painting belonged to Juliette Courbet, who gave it to the State in 1881. The composition, exhibited at the Salon in 1850-1851, was conceived and executed in Ornans. This masterpiece by Courbet is highly important since it depicts a religious rite within the social reality of its time. The figures are portrayed as they celebrate a Christian rite, a funeral, not in the sacredness of a church. In the painting, approximately fifty fellow townspeople are represented, such as the painter
General Note:
Beginning Date: 1849

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
usfldc doi - A01-NFF0180
usfldc handle - a1.nff0180
System ID:
SFS0035175:00001

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Style: French Realist.
School: Realist.
Movement: Realism.
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Central detail.