Gustave Courbet

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Noun1.Gustave Courbet - French painter noted for his realistic depiction of everyday scenes (1819-1877)Gustave Courbet - French painter noted for his realistic depiction of everyday scenes (1819-1877)
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Luna probably knew El Greco's El Entierro del Conde de Orgazand certainly the celebrated work by Gustave Courbet, A Burial at Ornans.
The famous Burial at Ornans, therefore, should not be read as a cynical debunking of religion, with the hopeless void of the grave at its centre, but as a compassionate look at the stoic faith of the working class.
A shell-shocked throng, arrayed in black as a classical frieze like A Burial at Ornans, Courbet's epic 1850 painting of a provincial funeral, awaits the lowering of a flower-bedecked casket into the earth.