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William-Adolphe Bouguereau
Creating beauty by the rules

William-Adolphe Bouguereau, The Artists
Portrait of William-Adolphe Bouguereau

William-Adolphe Bouguereau was a French artist born in 1825. Bouguereau contributed to the Neoclassical and Academic movements and died in 1905.

Dante and Virgil in Hell, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Dante and Virgil in Hell

1850
Petites Maraudeuses (Little Thieves), William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Petites Maraudeuses (Little Thieves)

1872
Nymphs and Satyr, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Nymphs and Satyr

1873
The Virgin, the Baby Jesus and Saint John the Baptist, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

The Virgin, the Baby Jesus and Saint John the Baptist

1875
Virgin Comforter, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Virgin Comforter

1875
Pieta, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Pieta

1876
The Birth of Venus, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

The Birth of Venus

1879
Return of Spring, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Return of Spring

1886
The First Mourning, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

The First Mourning

1888
The Little Shepherdess, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

The Little Shepherdess

1889
The Abduction of Psyche, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

The Abduction of Psyche

1895
The Madonna of the Lilies, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

The Madonna of the Lilies

1899
The Virgin With Angels, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

The Virgin With Angels

1900

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