Fine Arts Presentations

 An e.Gallery for Artists
Bouguereau, William-Adolphe [French, 1825-1905] 

Artists

Nationality

Collections

Movements

Centuries

 Sponsored by:  Purchase TextAds 
FineArt eGallery
Organized by artist, genre, period; search by keyword such as name, title, subject

Home

Index

Search

Contact

About

 Navigate: Home → Site index  → Bouguereau William-Adolphe  [Link Partners]  [Help]    Help support the e.Gallery!   

Bouguereau, William-Adolphe [French, 1825-1905]


[ Biography | 19th Century Artists | Academic Style Artists ]
portrait

William-Adolphe Bouguereau (November 30, 1825 — August 19, 1905) was a French academic painter. Bouguereau was a staunch traditionalist whose realistic genre paintings and mythological themes were modern interpretations of Classical subjects with a heavy emphasis on the female human body.

Although he created an idealized world, his almost photo-realistic style was popular with rich art patrons.

Although he created an idealized world, his almost photo-realistic style was popular with rich art patrons. He was very famous in his time but today his subject matter and technique receive relatively little attention compared to the popularity of the Impressionists.>/p>

“One has to seek Beauty and Truth, Sir! As I always say to my pupils, you have to work to the finish. There's only one kind of painting. It is the painting that presents the eye with perfection, the kind of beautiful and impeccable enamel you find in Veronese and Titian.”
— Adolphe-William Bouguereau, 1895


  Bouguereau, William-Adolphe [French, 1825-1905]

bLog Link

More info from ArtCyclopedia 



No Galleries
Previous Level Top Level

Click here to purchase related items. from Amazon.com.
(49 Images, Page 1 of 4)
PAGE 
   
Size: 99 KB
Dims: 475 x 900
Type: JPG
File: psyche.jpg
[thumbnail of psyche.jpg]
Size: 97 KB
Dims: 495 x 1000
Type: JPG
File: bouguereau_-_le_jour
Title: Le Jour (Day)
[thumbnail of bouguereau_-_le_jour]
Size: 122 KB
Dims: 839 x 1246
Type: JPG
File: bouguereau__william_
Title: The Shell
[thumbnail of bouguereau__william_]
Size: 116 KB
Dims: 433 x 1000
Type: JPG
File: bouguereau_-_jeune_p
Title: Jeune Pretresse(Young Priestess)
[thumbnail of bouguereau_-_jeune_p]
Size: 148 KB
Dims: 400 x 875
Type: JPG
File: bouguereau_-_jeune_b
Title: Jeune Bergere (Young Shepherdess)
[thumbnail of bouguereau_-_jeune_b]
Size: 182 KB
Dims: 472 x 1000
Type: JPG
File: bouguereau_-_l_etoil
Title: L'Etoile Perdue (The Lost Pleiad)
[thumbnail of bouguereau_-_l_etoil]
Size: 98 KB
Dims: 595 x 775
Type: JPG
File: fraternal_love.jpg
Title: Fraternal Love
[thumbnail of fraternal_love.jpg]
Size: 96 KB
Dims: 400 x 588
Type: JPG
File: bouguereau_-_la_tric
Title: La Tricoteuse (The Little Knitter)
[thumbnail of bouguereau_-_la_tric]
Size: 101 KB
Dims: 517 x 800
Type: JPG
File: innocence.jpg
Title: Innocence
[thumbnail of innocence.jpg]
Size: 67 KB
Dims: 400 x 671
Type: JPG
File: bouguereau_-_le_gout
Title: Le Goûter (Just a Taste)
[thumbnail of bouguereau_-_le_gout]
Size: 51 KB
Dims: 400 x 731
Type: JPG
File: bouguereau_-_la_dans
Title: La danse (The Dance)
[thumbnail of bouguereau_-_la_dans]
Size: 137 KB
Dims: 554 x 800
Type: JPG
File: rest.jpg
Title: Rest
[thumbnail of rest.jpg]
Size: 141 KB
Dims: 800 x 589
Type: JPG
File: temptation.jpg
Title: Temptation
[thumbnail of temptation.jpg]
Size: 121 KB
Dims: 591 x 800
Type: JPG
File: secret.jpg
Title: The Secret
[thumbnail of secret.jpg]
Size: 84 KB
Dims: 600 x 857
Type: JPG
File: AWBouguereau_satyre.
Title: Nymphs and Satyr
[thumbnail of AWBouguereau_satyre.]
(49 Images, Page 1 of 4)
PAGE     


All images, pictures, etc. contained here are gleaned from Usenet, or some other public access archive. We believe all entries to be in the public domain and, therefore, are without restriction for personal use. Should you want to use any image on this site for commercial purposes, you will need to consult with a competent attorney to determine your rights. If you see errors or omissions (e.g., missing artists, artist not cross-referenced by century or ethnicity), or if you own the copyright to an image displayed here, please contact us.


 Fine Arts Presentations v1.5h
 Copyright 1990-2021 The e.Lib, Inc. 
hurried No previous access to this page 
Page last updated on August 27, 2019 at 02:27:36 
Powered by Thinking! [Valid RSS]