Realist Painters

Tuesday, June 15, 2021Rosa Bonheur 1822-99 French First successful painter of working-class subjects Paintings of rural life Studied animal anatomy β€” visited butcher houses Wore men’s clothing β€” better to work in Popular Work β€” Plowing in the Nivernais: The Dressing of the Vines Gustave Courbet 1819-77 French Portrayed the working class with outright truthfulness…