Realism
(An artistic movement)

Dates: 1830-1900

This movement contains other movements: Peredvizhniki, Barbizon school, Hudson River School

Western artists who aimed to depict Nature without artifice or allegory, mostly by painting landscapes and common people at work.

People associated with this movement
Carl BlechenGerman, 1798-184023 artworks
François BonvinFrench, 1817-188738 artworks
Léon BonvinFrench, 1834-186614 artworks
Gustave CourbetFrench, 1819-1877264 artworks
Honoré DaumierFrench, 1808-187950 artworks
Thomas EakinsAmerican, 1844-1916143 artworks
Count Leopold von KalckreuthGerman, 1855-19281 artwork
Wilhelm LeiblGerman, 1844-190018 artworks
Léon Augustin LhermitteFrench, 1844-192549 artworks
Adolph von MenzelGerman, 1815-1905182 artworks
Peder Mork MønstedDanish, 1859-194160 artworks
Wilhelm TrübnerGerman, 1851-1917119 artworks
Fritz von UhdeGerman, 1848-19115 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Deer at the Zoo
Adolph von Menzel

Mending the Net
Thomas Eakins

Swiss Landscape
Gustave Courbet

Summer day in Aalsgaarde
Peder Mork Mønsted

The Fishing Boat
Gustave Courbet

The Print Collector
Honoré Daumier

Battling Giants
Wilhelm Trübner

View of Starnberg Lake
Wilhelm Trübner

Still Life
Gustave Courbet

The Snack
Léon Augustin Lhermitte

Who Goes There?
Adolph von Menzel

Two Countrywomen
François Bonvin

Washing Day
Peder Mork Mønsted

Self-Portrait
François Bonvin

Drawing Water
Léon Augustin Lhermitte

Woman at a Spinet
François Bonvin

Eternity
Gustave Courbet

Wooded River Landscape
Peder Mork Mønsted

Rear Courtyard and House
Adolph von Menzel
Important dates
Founding date:  1830

End date:  1900