Artist Birthday 10th June 1819, Gustave Courbet
Gustave Courbet, (Jean Desire) was born in Onans, Doubs France on 10th June 1819
He was a prolific painter of realism and liked to paint real life. He spent many years copying the Spanish, Flemish and French Masters, Gustave was to lead the way in the realist movement of the 19th century.
Gustave died from over drinking in Switzerland on 31st December 1877.