Legros was initially much influenced by the French Realist painter Gustave Courbet, as can be seen in Le Repas des Pauvres ('The meal of the poor'). From the late 1860s a number of Victorian painters chose to paint 'social realist' subjects of this type to draw attention to the poverty and hardship of working class life.
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This genre of art involves a realistic depiction of living as well as inanimate objects. Artists like Jean Michel Basquiat, Norman Rockwell, and Banksy are renowned for giving a platform to cultural commentary and human experiences through their art.