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Artwork page for ‘Le Repas des Pauvres’, Alphonse Legros, 1877 Legros was a French painter who settled in London in 1863, and from then on exhibited at both the Royal Academy and the Paris Salon. A friend of Manet, Degas and Whistler, he became the main link between French and British avant-garde artists. Legros was initially much influenced by the French Realist painter Gustave Courbet

Tate glossary definition for realism: Refers to a nineteenth century art movement characterised by subjects painted from everyday life in a naturalistic manner and also to artworks painted in a realistic, photographic way

Artwork page for ‘Minnie Cunningham at the Old Bedford’, Walter Richard Sickert, 1892 on display at Tate Britain. In the 1880s popular music halls sprang up in London and Paris and impressionist artists such as Edgar Degas and Walter Sickert began to paint the audiences and acts. Minnie Cunningham was a successful performer whom Sickert admired.

Artwork page for ‘Minnie Cunningham at the Old Bedford’, Walter Richard Sickert, 1892 on display at Tate Britain. In the 1880s popular music halls sprang up in London and Paris and impressionist artists such as Edgar Degas and Walter Sickert began to paint the audiences and acts. Minnie Cunningham was a successful performer whom Sickert admired.