Bouguereau William Adolphe

Bou·guereau

 (bo͞o-grō′, -gə-rō′), William Adolphe 1825-1905.
French artist noted for his religious, mythological, and genre paintings, which combine a highly realist technique with idealized composition and subject matter.
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