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Gustave Courbet  1819-1877, FR

Rank (2014): 1387 – 

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USA 54
Germany 29
Netherlands 8

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Artist Rank
Claude Monet  239 68
Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot    55
Pierre-Auguste Renoir  286 51
Édouard Manet  447 47
Paul Cézanne  251 45

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  MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, USA 5
  Dallas Museum of Art, USA 4

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10.6.1819 Born in Ornans, Doubs (FR)

31.12.1877 Died in La Tour-de-Peilz, Vaud (CH)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 151  Please report missing Information

until 1.6.
   Weltsichten - Het landschap verbeeld in zes eeuwen kunst - Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht Send message

until 17.5.
   The Exhibition Does Not Fall Ffrom the Sky Rutault - art3, Valence Send message


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   Realism(s). The mark of Courbet - MNAC Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona

   Courbet - A Dream of Modern Art - Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main

Description and image  Gustave Courbet: Retrospective - Musée Fabre, Montpellier
   Gustave Courbet - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY

   Gustave Courbet - Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris

   Courbet and the Modern Landscape - The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD
   Visions of Nature: European Landscapes from the Collection - Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON
Description  Courbet and the Modern Landscape - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
   Courbet and the Modern Landscape - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA

   'Bonjour, Monsieur Courbet!': The Bruyas Collection from the Musée Fabre, Montpellier  - Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute - The Clark, Williamstown, MA

   A Painter with Hunter's Eye - Hiroshima Museum of Art, Hiroshima

   Gustave Courbet. En revoltör lanserar sitt verk - Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

   Courbet: artiste et promoteur de son oeuvre - Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne

   Courbet Reconsidered - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY

   Gustave Courbet. Unbekannte Reiseskizzen - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich

   Courbet - Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

   Gustave Courbet Centenary Exhibition - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY


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   Master Drawings - The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Oxford (England)
   Déjà-vu? Die Kunst der Wiederholung von Dürer bis YouTube - Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Still Life: Masterpieces from the Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.Tradition & Innovation - B & M Theocharakis Foundation, Athens
   Desire - ESMoA, El Segundo, CA
Description  NeuenGalerie - neu gesehen: Sammlung + documenta-Erwerbungen - Neue Galerie, Kassel

   Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore - Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, NC
   Impressionismo: Paris e a Modernidade - Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB - Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
   Medieval to Monet - The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
   Weltsichten - Landschaft in der Kunst vom 17. bis zum 21. Jahrhundert - Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk Cottbus, Cottbus
   Building the Collection: Art Acquired in the 2000s - Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
   Landschaft als Weltsicht - Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Chemnitz
   French Masterpieces - Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen
   Alles Wasser - Galerie Mikael Andersen - Berlin, Berlin
   Le Monde Comme Volonte Et Comme Papier Peint - Le Consortium, Dijon
   New Gallery Launch Exhibition –from Corot to Miró - Nukaga Gallery, Tokyo

   Form und Material - Galerie Haas AG, Zurich
   Wiedereröffnung der Neuen Galerie Kassel - Neue Galerie, Kassel
   Landscapes from the Age of Impressionism - Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
   Dreams and Reality: Masterpieces of Painting, Drawing and Photography from the Musée d’Orsay, Paris - National Museum of Singapore, Singapore
   A Passion for Nature: Landscape Painting from the 19th Century France - Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
   Masters of French Realism - Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON
Description  At Fifty: Krannert Art Museum, 1961–2011 - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
   Landscapes from the Age of Impressionism - Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
   100 capolavori dallo Städel Museum di Francoforte. Impressionismo, Espressionismo, Avanguardia - Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome
   Von Engeln & Bengeln - Kunsthalle Krems, Krems
   Weltsichten. Landschaften in der Kunst des 17. bis zum 21. Jahrhundert - Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel

   Mediterraneo da Courbet a Monet a Matisse - Palazzo Ducale, Genoa
   Die Natur der Kunst: Begegnungen mit der Natur vom 19. Jahrhundert bis in die Gegenwart - Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
   The Birth of Impressionism - Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
Description  The Adventure of Reality International Realism - Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam
   Shadows: Works from the National Museums of Art - The National Art Center Tokyo, Tokyo
   Œuvres de la collection • Works from the Collection - Battat Contemporary, Montreal, QC
   Realismus - Das Abenteuer der Wirklichkeit - Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich
   Hinaus in die Natur! - Barbizon, die Weimarer Malerschule und der Aufbruch zum Impressionismus - Neues Museum Weimar, Weimar
   Oil cloth lunch, and other reasons to be cheerful - McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, ON
   The Lens of Impressionism: Photography and Painting Along the Normandy Coast, 1850–1874 - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
   Impressionist And Post–impressionist: Paintings From The Fia's Permanent Collection - Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI
   Landscapes from the Age of Impressionism: Paintings from the Brooklyn Museum - Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI
   Realismus - das Abenteuer der Wirklichkeit. Courbet - Hopper - Gursky - Kunsthalle in Emden, Emden
   Gleznots Normandijā - Arsenals Exhibition Hall of the Latvian National Museum of Art (LNMA), Riga

   Die Neue Galerie – Auftritt im Schloss! - Museum Schloss Wilhelmshöhe, Kassel
   The Lens of Impressionism: Photography and Painting Along the Normandy Coast, 1850–1874 - UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
   Versant d'Est, photographies de Bernard Plossu - Musée des Beaux-Arts et d'Archéologie de Besançon, Besançon
   l'eta' di Courbet e Monet - Villa Manin. Centro d'arte contemporanea, Codroipo (UD)
   Impressionismus. Wie das Licht auf die Leinwand kam - Albertina, Vienna
   De Courbet à Picasso - Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Martigny
Description  Landscapes from the Age of Impressionism - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL

   Landscapes from the Age of Impressionism - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
   Monet to Picasso from the Cleveland Museum of Art - Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
   Spiegel geheimer Wünsche. Stillleben aus fünf Jahrhunderten - Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
   Turner to Monet - National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
   I love JENISCH - Musée Jenisch, Vevey
   Landscapes from the age of Impressionism - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
   Joan Whitney Payson Collection - Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME

   Picasso and his collection - Museo Picasso, Barcelona
   Landscapes from the Age of Impressionism - North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
   Impressionists by the Sea - The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
   Forms of Resistance Artists and the desire for social change from 1871 to the present - Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
   Französische Meisterwerke des 19. Jahrhunderts aus der Sammlung des Metropolitan Museum of Art New York zu Gast in Berli - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
Description  The Masterpieces of French Painting from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
   Abenteuer Barbizon - Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal
   Augenlust - Kunsthaus Apolda Avantgarde, Apolda
   Landscapes from the Age of Impressionism - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY

   Grandes Maestros de la Pintura Europea del Metropolitan Museum of Art de Nueva York - MNAC Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona
   Ensor and the avantgardes by the sea - Mu.ZEE, Oostende
   Between a rock and a hard place: the stone in art - Kenny Schachter / ROVE Projects LLP, London (England)
Description  Transformation; Aus eigener Sammlung - Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
   ...durch die Jahrhunderte - Kunstmuseum St.Gallen, St. Gallen
   The Naked Truth - Courbet and the 19th-century nude - Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague

   Some Trees - Galerie Neue Meister - Albertinum, Dresden
   The Second Beijing International Art Biennale 2005 - Beijing International Art Biennale, Beijing
   French Paintings from the Musee Fabre, Montpellier - Sompo Japan Museum of Art, Tokyo
   Masterworks from The Phillips Collection - The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

   Zwischenwelt - Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
   Masterworks of French Painting, "Bonjour, Monsieur Courbet!": The Bruyas Collection of the Musée Fabre, Montpellier - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
   Figura de la Francia Moderna-De Ingres a Toulouse-Lautrec - Museo de Arte Abstracto Español, Cuenca
   Figuras de la Francia moderna - Fundación Juan March, Madrid
   Before Impressionism: French 19th-Century Art at the Dallas Museum of Art - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
   De Ingres a Cézanne. El siglo XIX en la colección del Petit Palais. - Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Bilbao
   A Spirited Vision: Highlights of the Bequest of Caroline Wiess Law - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
   From Corot to Cézanne - Nature as the artist’s studio - Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague
   Il nudo fra ideale e realtà - - Galleria d'Arte Moderna di Bologna - GAM, Bologna (closed, 2007)

   Comic Art: The Paris Salon in Caricature - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
Description  Renoir, Gauguin, Degas ... Schätze der Sammlung Ordrupgaard, Kopenhagen - Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
Description  Old Masters, Impressionists & Moderns: French Masterworks fr. Pushkin Museum - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
   The Allure of Light - Turner to Cézanne - European Masterpieces from the Nationa - Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, Christchurch
   Da Renoir a de Staël. Roberto Longhi e il moderno - MAR Museo d’Arte della città di Ravenna, Ravenna
   Le Miracle de la Couleur - Meesterwerken uit de Fondation Corboud - Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam
Description and image  Air - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY

Description  Old Masters, Impressionists & Moderns: French Masterworks fr. Pushkin Museum - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
Description  Masterworks from El Greco to Picasso in The Phillips Collection - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
Description  Edouard Manet und die Impressionisten - Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
   Freude am Dialog - Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
   Obras maestras de la pintura europea. Colección Rau - Museo Nacional de Colombia, Bogota
   Corot to Picasso - French Paintings and Drawings at the Speed Art Museum - Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
   Impressionist Still Life - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
   The Joan Whitney Payson Collection - Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
   La collezione Rau. Sei secoli di grande pittura europea - GAMeC - Galleria d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo
   Melting snow - Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo

   The Triumph of French Painting - Masterpieces from Ingres to Matisse - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
   Corot to Picasso - Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Description  Spirit of an Age - nineteenth-century paintings from the Nationalgalerie, Berlin - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Grands maîtres des XIXe et XXe siècles - Galerie Schmit, Paris
   Meesterlijk verzameld - Vijf eeuwen schilderkunst: de collectie Gustav Rau - Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam
   In The Rough - Museu Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto

   From Corot to Picasso - European Masterworks from the Smith College Museum of Art - Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell, IA
   Faces of Impressionism - Portraits from American Collections - The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
   The Joan Whitney Payson Collection - Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME

Description  Picasso und seine Sammlung - Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich

   Amours - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris

   Manet bis Van Gogh - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
   Manet bis Van Gogh - Neue Pinakothek, Munich

   Azur - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris

   By the Sea: Paintings by Eugène Boudin and His Fellow Impressionists - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

   Obras Maestras de la Colección Phillips de Washington - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   Meisterwerke aus der Phillips Collection Washington / Masterpieces from the Phillips Collection Washington. - Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main

   Von Coubert bis Cezanne - Französische Malerei 1848-1886 - Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin
   The Collector's Garland II - Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Dallas, TX

   Peasantries 19th Century French and British Pictures of Peasants and Fieldworkers - University Gallery and Baring Wing - Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne

   Past Exhibitions French Romanticism - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

   Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Paintings from the Smith College Museum of Art - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

   Hommage à l'Art Français - fra Courbet til Soulages - Statens museum for kunst, Copenhagen

   Von Impressionismus zum Bauhaus - Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg

   From Delacroix to Picasso - Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin
   He Romantic Era: Birth And Flowering 1750 - 1850 - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN

   A Collector's Garland - Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Dallas, TX

   French Painting–Courbet to Picasso - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

   Französische Kunst bis 1914 - Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg

   Gruppenausstellung - Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
   International Exhibition of Modern Art - 69th Regiment Armory, New York City, NY

   Gruppenausstellung - Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
   9. Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte della Città di Venezia 1910 - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice


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 Kunsthaus Bühler, Stuttgart


 Nukaga Gallery, Tokyo


 GAM Galerie d'Art Monte Carlo, Monaco

United Kingdom

 Richard Nathanson, London (England)
 Martin Summers Fine Art Ltd, London (England)


 Anderson Galleries, Beverly Hills, CA
 Kristy Stubbs Gallery, Dallas, TX
 C.G. Boerner, LLC. , New York City, NY


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 Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes - MNBA, Buenos Aires


 National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan


 Musée d'Ixelles, Brussels
 Museum voor Schone Kunsten Gent / Museum of Fine Arts Ghent, Ghent


 McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, ON


 Museo de Arte del Banco de la República - Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogota


 Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen


 Musée des Beaux-Arts de Caen, Caen
 Musée des beaux-arts Dijon, Dijon
 Palais des Beaux-Arts Lille, Lille
 Musée Fabre, Montpellier
 Musée des Beaux-Arts Mulhouse, Mulhouse
 Musée Gustave Courbet, Ornans
 Musée d´Orsay, Paris
 Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Reims, Reims


 Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen
 Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne
 Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
 Städel Museum, Frankfurt/Main
 Neue Pinakothek, Munich
 Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden
 Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal


 Museum of Fine Arts - Budapest, Budapest


 The Israel Museum, Jerusalem


 Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna (GNAM) , Rome


 Hiroshima Museum of Art, Hiroshima
 Pola Museum of Art, Kanagawa
 Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka
 Bridgestone Museum of Art, Tokyo
 NMWA The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo


 Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz

Macedonia Museum of Drawing, Skopje eMail


 Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
 Centraal Museum, Utrecht


 The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow


 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid


 Museum Langmatt, Baden
 Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel
 Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
 Kunstmuseum St.Gallen, St. Gallen
 Musée Jenisch, Vevey
 Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich

United Kingdom

 Bristol's City Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol (England)
 National Museum Cardiff, Cardiff (Wales)
 Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow (Scotland)
 Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (England)
 William Morris Gallery, London (England)
 Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton (England)


 MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
 Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
 Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
 Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
 Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
 The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
 Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
 Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX
 The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
 Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
 Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
 Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
 The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
 Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
 Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
 Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
 Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
 Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA
 Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
 Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
 Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL


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