COURBET, Gustave
(b. 1819, Ornans, d. 1877, La Tour-de-Peilz)

Red Apples at the Foot of a Tree

Oil on canvas, 51 x 62 cm
Neue Pinakothek, Munich

When Courbet was transferred to Sainte-Pélagie prison, he obtained permission from the prison director to paint still-lifes with fruit, a genre he had previously neglected.