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Gustav Courbet, The Gleaners. Another of Courbet's portrayals of Hard Times.

The Fishing Boat - Gustave Courbet. Oil on canvas.

Gustave Courbet (Bohèmes, Grand Palais)

Ingres, portrait of Louis-Francois Bertin. There is something uneasy, even pervy, about Ingres paintings of women - the ultra-smooth surfaces, the stiff, contrived poses, the blank eyes - they are more blow-up dolls than women, even the portraits. Ingres could not "get" this sitter, until he hunched forward in impatience and Ingres cried (in French of course) - "Hold it right there."

Gustave Courbet - Edge of a Village in Winter, 1868 at Städel Art Museum Frankfurt Germany