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Château d’Ornans: Gallery Label - Current

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Minneapolis Institute of Arts

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2012-03-16

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
The country around his native town of Ornans, in eastern France, inspired most of Gustave Courbet's paintings. Like his contemporaries who worked near Barbizon, Courbet revitalized the landscape tradition with views of distinctive regional features observed at first hand. The town of Ornans appears in the valley below.
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Source: Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Added to Site: March 17, 2009