William Adolphe Bouguereau

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Style: Neo-Classicism; Realism;

Place: La Rochelle

Born: 1825

Death: 1905

Biography:

William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French pronunciation:??[wijam.ad?lf bu?(?)?o] 30 November 1825 ? 19 August 1905) was a French academic painter. In his realistic genre paintings he used mythological themes, making modern interpretations of classical subjects, with an emphasis on the female human body. During his life he enjoyed significant popularity in...

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