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Pieta

William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1876
Pieta, William-Adolphe Bouguereau
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148 cmPieta scale comparison230 cm
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Pieta is a Neoclassical and Academic Oil on Canvas Painting created by William-Adolphe Bouguereau in 1876. It lives at the Dallas Museum of Art in the United States. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged The Virgin Mary, Jesus Christ and Halo. Download

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Bouguereau was a one of the top dogs of the French art world, but this unique book documents how and why his work absolutely exploded in the United States (insert bougie pun here)

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