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, 1819-1877266 artworks
Honoré DaumierFrench, 1808-187969 artworks
Thomas EakinsAmerican, 1844-1916144 artworks
Count Leopold von KalckreuthGerman, 1855-19281 artwork
Wilhelm LeiblGerman, 1844-190018 artworks
Léon Augustin LhermitteFrench, 1844-192549 artworks
Adolph von MenzelGerman, 1815-1905183 artworks
Peder Mork MønstedDanish, 1859-194160 artworks
Wilhelm TrübnerGerman, 1851-1917119 artworks
Fritz von UhdeGerman, 1848-191173 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Heideprinzeßchen
Fritz von Uhde

The Wrestlers
Gustave Courbet

A Young Woman Reading
Gustave Courbet

Hand Holding a Book
Adolph von Menzel

Head of a Girl
Fritz von Uhde

The Source of the Lison
Gustave Courbet

In the Bath House
Wilhelm Trübner

The Art Student
Thomas Eakins

The Trout
Gustave Courbet

Visit to the Forge
Adolph von Menzel

Lawyers
Honoré Daumier

The Edge of the Woods
Wilhelm Trübner

Seascape
Gustave Courbet
Important dates
Founding date:  1830

End date:  1900