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French painter Gustave Courbet went against mid-19th century Romanticism and led the Realism movement toward the beauty of everyday life.
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French painter Gustave Courbet went against mid-19th century Romanticism and led the Realism movement toward the beauty of everyday life. Courbet had significant support from his father to become a painter, inspiring him to lead a new movement of painting focusing on rural activities, as seen in "The Stone-Breakers" and "Burial at Ornans."
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