Gustave Courbet Quote

I've already done studies [for his large-scale painting The Burial at Ornans] of the mayor, who weighs 400, the parish priest, the justice of the peace, the cross bearer, the notary Marlet, the assistant mayor, my friends, my father, the choirboys, the grave digger, two old revolutionaries from 1793...


Remark to Champfleury, (End of 1849); as quoted in 'Gustave Courbet', by Georges Riat, Parkstone International, 15 Sep 2015

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I've already done studies [for his large-scale painting The Burial at Ornans] of the mayor, who weighs 400, the parish priest, the justice of the...

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I've already done studies [for his large-scale painting The Burial at Ornans] of the mayor, who weighs 400, the parish priest, the justice of the...

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I've already done studies [for his large-scale painting The Burial at Ornans] of the mayor, who weighs 400, the parish priest, the justice of the...

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I've already done studies [for his large-scale painting The Burial at Ornans] of the mayor, who weighs 400, the parish priest, the justice of the...