Definition of Courbet, Gustave in English:

Courbet, Gustave

proper noun

  • (1819–77), French painter. A leader of the 19th-century realist school of painting, he favoured an unidealized choice of subject matter that did not exclude the ugly or vulgar. Notable works: "Burial at Ornans" (1850) and "Painter in his Studio" (1855).

Pronunciation

Courbet, Gustave

/ˈkʊəbeɪ//kuʀbɛ/