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The Wave by Gustave Courbet

Artist: Gustave Courbet (1819 – 1877)

Nationality: French

Completion Date: 1870

Style: Realism

Genre: Seascape

Media: Oil on canvas

Location: Private Collection

Many early Modernists were influenced by Japanese prints and it is argued that Courbet is one of the first to be affected by this Eastern aesthetic.

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