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Gustave Courbet

Author
Courbet, Gustave, 1819-1877.
Title
Gustave Courbet / with essays by Dominique Font-Réaulx ... [et al.].
Format
Book
Published
New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; Ostfildern : Hatje Cantz, c2008.
Description
477 p. : ill. (mostly col.) ; 31 cm.
Other contributors
Font-Réaulx, Dominique de.
Galeries nationales du Grand Palais (France)
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Musée Fabre.
Notes
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, Oct. 13, 2007-Jan. 28, 2008, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Feb. 27-May 18, 2008, and at the Musée Fabre, Montpellier, June 14-Sept. 28, 2008.
French edition published in 2007 by the Réunion des muśes nationaux.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [455]-468).
Contents
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Essays
  • Courbet : utopia versus politics / Bertrand Tillier
  • Realism and ambiguity in the paintings of Gustave Courbet / Dominique de Font-Réaulx
  • "It was inevitable because it is not that we have encountered each other, it is our solutions" / Michel Hilaire
  • A legacy of truth : the reference to Courbet, from Manet to Cézanne / Laurence des Cars
  • A complex genesis : Courbet in the laboratory / Bruno Mottin
  • "What no one else sees" : the tangible reality of the photographs of Balthasar Burkhard / Dominique de Font-Réaulx
  • Catalogue
  • 1. Inventing Courbet : the early self-portraits
  • 2. From the private to the historic
  • 3. Manifestos
  • 4. Courbet the landscapist
  • 5. The modern temptation
  • 6. The nude : tradition transgressed
  • 7. The painter as melancholy hunter
  • 8. The experience of history : Courbet and the commune
  • Appendixes
  • Chronology / Dominique Lobstein
  • Courbet anthology : Correspondence, reviews, and documents
  • Bibliography.
Subject headings
Courbet, Gustave, 1819-1877--Exhibitions.
Kinsey subjects
Painting--France.
ISBN
9783775721097
3775721096
9781588392343 (museum ed., hardcover)
1588392341 (museum ed., hardcover)
9781588392367 (museum ed., softcover)
1588392368 (museum ed., softcover)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
708 C67 g7 2008
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute