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French 19th c Painting: A-D

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La truite (The Trout).
19th c French Realist Painting

Gustave COURBET (Ornans, 1819 - 1877, La Tour-de-Peilz)
19th c
H:65.5 cm. W:98.5 cm.
Oil; Canvas
Paris. Musée d'Orsay.
"Considered as an allegorical self-portrait. The trout is suffocated when pulled from its element, like Courbet felt in prison. Inscribed ""in vinculis faciebat"" (made in chains)."

Caption: COURBET Gustave | La truite (The Trout). | 1873 | French | Realist | ©Kathleen Cohen

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