Bonjour, Monsieur Courbet, 1854. Self portrait by Gustave Courbet (right). The Realist style here is a bit stiff for my taste but this is a fine image for 19th century clothing. Nice walking staff too.
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Reminds me of Prisoners From the Front by Winslow Homer. I bet Homer saw this painting.
You may be right. This one is just a bright and cheery version of the same setup.
Interesting civil rucksack!!
I think it’s some kind of art supply box?