(An artistic movement)

Dates: 1830-1880

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
Francois BonvinFrench, 1817-188712 artworks
Léon BonvinFrench, 1834-18665 artworks
Gustave CourbetFrench, 1819-1877231 artworks
Honoré DaumierFrench, 1808-187949 artworks
Thomas EakinsAmerican, 1844-1916141 artworks
Peder Mork MønstedDanish, 1859-194159 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

At the Theater
Honoré Daumier

Knitting in the Garden
Peder Mork Mønsted

The Wave
Gustave Courbet

Spring Forest
Peder Mork Mønsted

The Ornans Paper Mill
Gustave Courbet

The Mill at Orbe
Gustave Courbet

William H. MacDowell
Thomas Eakins

The Desperate Man
Gustave Courbet

The Spinner
Thomas Eakins

Peasant Knitting
Francois Bonvin

A Burial at Ornans
Gustave Courbet

Calm Seas
Gustave Courbet

Group of Three Figures
Honoré Daumier

A View of Anacapri
Peder Mork Mønsted
Top 10 museums with Realist art
Philadelphia Museum of ArtUnited States (Philadelphia, PA)30 artworks
Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NYUnited States (New York)21 artworks
National Gallery of Art - Washington DCUnited States (Washington)12 artworks
Musée d'Orsay - ParisFrance (Paris)12 artworks
Musée Fabre - MontpellierFrance (Montpellier)11 artworks
Yale University Art Gallery - New Haven, CTUnited States (New Haven, Connecticut)9 artworks
Phillips Collection - Washington D.C.United States (Washington, DC)9 artworks
Art Institute of ChicagoUnited States (Chicago)9 artworks
Burrell Collection - GlasgowUnited Kingdom (Glasgow)8 artworks
Museum of Fine Arts - BostonUnited States (Boston)8 artworks
Important dates
Founding date:  1830

End date:  1880