Trivium Art HistoryWilliam-Adolphe Bouguereau

The Little Shepherdess

The Little Shepherdess, 1889 — William-Adolphe Bouguereau,
159 cm93 cm

The Little Shepherdess is a Realist, Oil on Canvas Painting created by William-Adolphe Bouguereau in 1889. It lives at the Philbrook Museum of Art in the United States. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Girl, Portraits, and Landscape. Source

This is one of two artworks William-Adolphe Bouguereau did by the same name, both of a young shepherdess. The shepherdess holds a herding stick, oxen graze in the distance — soft colors and the gentle subject romanticizing country life.

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