Gustave Courbet

Gustave Courbet bio

Birth Name: Gustave Courbet

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: France

Date Of Birth: June 10, 1819

Date Of Death: December 31, 1877

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: French

Gustave Courbet was born on the 10th of June, 1819. He was best known for being a Painter. French painter and leader of the 19th century realist movement whose best known works included “Seaside” and “Sleep.” He used his art to challenge the established social and moral structures of his day.

Gustave Courbet was born in France. His early painting, “Odalisque,” was inspired by his love of Victor Hugo’s writing, and “Lélia” was based on George Sand. He eventually strayed from literary influences. He produced several works that his contemporaries considered scandalous: “Young Ladies on the Banks of the Seine (Summer)” depicted prostitutes, and “Sleep,” which showed two women in bed together, provoked a police report when it was exhibited in 1872.

Gustave Courbet was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Gustave Courbet is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Gustave Courbet’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Gustave Courbet’s parents.

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Gustave Courbet was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

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REAL NAME: Gustave Courbet
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Gustave Courbet was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Gustave Courbet was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Gustave Courbet had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Gustave Courbet’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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