William Adolphe Bouguereau

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Style: Neo-Classicism;Realism

Place: La Rochelle

Born: 1825

Death: 1905

Nationality: France

Biography:

William-Adolphe Bouguereau (November 30, 1825 – August 19, 1905) was a French academic painter. William Bouguereau (French: [wiljɑm buɡ(ə)ˈʁo]) was a traditionalist in his realistic genre paintings he used mythological themes, making modern interpretations of Classical subjects, with an emphasis on the female human body. William-Adolphe Bouguereau...