Asked by Jennifer Samaniego on May 13, 2024

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Which artist was a leader in the French Realist movement of the 19th century?

A) Caspar David Friedrich
B) Théodore Géricault
C) Gustave Courbet
D) John Singer Sargent

French Realist Movement

An art movement in the 19th century that sought to depict subjects with truth and accuracy, focusing on everyday life and the working class.

  • Understand major artists and their influence on different periods of art.
  • Discern and compare the distinctive characteristics of art styles such as Neoclassicism, Realism, Romanticism, and Rococo.
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Zybrea Knight

May 14, 2024

Final Answer :
C
Explanation :
Gustave Courbet was a prominent figure in the French Realist movement, focusing on depicting everyday scenes and people without idealization, which was a departure from the Romantic and Neoclassical styles that preceded him.