Le Ruisseau du Puis-Noir, Vallee de la Loue
 (also known as Stream of the Black Well)
1200 x 902 • 262 KB
This is an area near Ornans, Courbet's bithplace, that he knew well and he managed to depict the geology and fauna with great detail. Courbet painted events and scenery primarily from the Ornans region in Franche-Compte. He gave his rustic figures and background something of a grandeur that artists usually reserved for historical paintings.
Owner/Location: National Gallery of Art - Washington DC  (United States - Washington)
Dates: 1855
Artist age:Approximately 36 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 104 cm (40.94 in.), Width: 137 cm (53.94 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member kohn1fox on 29 November 2013.
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