Necklace Gustave Courbet - The Sleepers

Necklace Gustave Courbet - The Sleepers

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This necklace was inspired by the necklace in Gustave Courbet's (1819-1877) "Le Sommeil (The Sleepers)", painted in 1866 and kept in the Petit Palais.

Painted specially for the diplomat Khalil-Bey, "The Sleepers" directly entered a private collection, without having to face the censure of the Salon. ...
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Maintenance :
Avoid contact with water, chemicals and cosmetics
Original work kept at :
Paris - Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris - Petit Palais
Themes :
Gallant scenes and eroticism, Women
Art movements :
19th century, Realism
Material of the original work :
Huile sur toile
Artist :
Gustave Courbet (1819-1877)
Material :
Glass beads
Dimensions :
140 cm
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The artist

Gustave Courbet (1819-1877)

Gustave Courbet, French artist and founder of the realist movement in nineteenth-century French painting, is known for his unrealized depictions of peasants. A popular artist of his time, Courbet often created controversy, pushing the boundaries of propriety through implicit sensuality. Today, The Origin of the World (1866), his most famous and explicit work, shows the abdomen and genitals of a woman lying in an unmade bed.