• Art (Painting)

Le réalisme

Preface to Exhibition and sale of forty paintings and four drawings by Gustave Courbet

Gustave Courbet

Edition originale du manifeste

Title of the catalogue for the exhibition “Pavillon du Réalisme”, organized by Courbet in 1855 at the same time as the Exposition universelle. The preface of the brochure ("Le Réalisme) - sold 10 cents - is often considered as a manifesto.
Revendication explicite du genre manifestaire
France 1855 | Book (Exhibition catalogue)