William-Adolphe Bouguereau

(18251905)

Bouguereau_signature

 

Works:

Dante et Virgile (1850)

 

Dante et Virgile (Dante and Virgil)
1850
Oil on canvas, 280.5 x 225.3 cm
Musée d’Orsay, Paris

 

 

Fraternal Love
1851
Oil on canvas, 147 x 113.8 cm
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

 

 

Le jour des morts (All Saints’ Day)
1859
Oil on canvas, 147 x 120 cm
Musée des Beaux-ArtsBordeaux

 

Mignon (1869)

 

Mignon
1869
Oil on canvas, 100.4 x 81.3 cm
Private collection

 

Frère et soeur bretons (1871)

 

Frère et soeur bretons
1871
Oil on canvas, 129.2 x 89.2 cm
Metropolitan Museum of ArtNew York

 

Jeune mère contemplant son enfant (1871)

 

Jeune mère contemplant son enfant
1871
Oil on canvas, 76.2 x 95.2 cm
Private collection

 

Le lever (1871)

 

Le lever (Young Mother Gazing at Her Child)
1871
Oil on canvas, 142.2 x 102.9 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

 

Séduction (1872)

 

Séduction (Seduction, The Proposal)
1872
Oil on canvas, 163.5 x 111.8 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

 

La toilette de Vénus (1873)

 

La toilette de Vénus
1873
Oil on canvas, 170 x 130 cm
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires

 

Les Nymphes et le Satyre (1873)

 

Les Nymphes et le Satyre
1873
Oil on canvas, 260.4 x 182.9 cm
Clark Art Institute, Williamstown

 

 

Naissance de Vénus (Birth of Venus)
1879
Oil on canvas, 300 x 215 cm
Musée d’OrsayParis

 

 

Song of the Angels
1881
Oil on canvas, 213.4 x 152.4 cm
Forest Lawn Museum, Glendale

 

Les Deux Baigneuses (1884)

 

Les Deux Baigneuses (Two Bathers)
1884
Oil on canvas, 20.7 x 128.9 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

 

Premier deuil (1888)

 

Premier deuil (The First Mourning)
1888
Oil on canvas, 203 x 250 cm
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires

 

Jeune fille assise tenant une pomme (1905)

 

Jeune fille assise tenant une pomme (Girl with an Apple)
1905
Oil on canvas, 88.9 × 57.47 cm
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas

 

 

Born November 30 1825 La Rochelle (France)
Died August 19 1905 La Rochelle (France)
Buried Cimetière du Montparnasse (Paris)
Occupation Painter