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Guide to Realism: 5 Famous Realist Artists and Artworks

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Jun 7, 2021 • 4 min read

Realism is an art movement established in nineteenth-century France by such painters as Gustave Coubert, Jean-François Millet, and Honoré Daumier. The movement emphasized precise attention to the natural, gritty details of working-class life.