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William Adolphe Bouguereau Art Prints

William-Adolphe Bouguereau, (30 November 1825 – 19 August 1905) was born in La Rochelle. A student at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, he won the Prix de Rome in 1850 and his realistic genre paintings and mythological themes were exhibited in the annual exhibitions of the Paris Salon for his entire working life. Although he fell into disregard in the early 20th century, due perhaps to his staunch opposition to the Impressionists, there is a new appreciation for his work. In his lifetime, Bouguereau painted eight hundred and twenty-six paintings and at the time, was considered to be one of the greatest painters in the world. In 1900, his contemporaries, Degas and Monet reportedly named him as most likely to be remembered as the greatest 19th century French painter. Although with Degas' famous trenchant wit, and the aesthetic tendencies of the two Impressionists, it is possible the statement was meant as an ironic comment on the taste of the future public. Bouguereau's works were eagerly bought, at high prices, especially by American millionaires. After about 1920, Bouguereau fell into a curious disrepute. Some assert this may have been consciously engineered by the new "art expert establishment," who resented his former opposition to new developments in painting. But, it is likely that more profound societal factors were instrumental to this enormous shift in taste and sensibility. For decades, his name was not even mentioned in encyclopedias. Today, over one hundred museums throughout the world exhibit his works. At a rather advanced age, Bouguereau married for the second time, with fellow artist Elizabeth Jane Gardner Bouguereau, one of his pupils. He also used his influence to open many French art institutions to women for the first time, including the “Académie Française.”
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The Virgin with Angels, 1900 Fine Art Print
The Virgin with Angels, 1900
18" x 24"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $61.99
Sale: $30.99
The First Kiss Fine Art Print
The First Kiss
18" x 14"
 
 
Price: $25.99
Sale: $12.99
The First Kiss Fine Art Print
The First Kiss
20" x 16"
 
 
Price: $25.99
Sale: $12.99
Cupidon Fine Art Print
Cupidon
18" x 24"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $32.99
Sale: $16.49
A Childhood Idyll Fine Art Print
A Childhood Idyll
19" x 13"
 
 
Price: $25.99
Sale: $12.99
Not Too Much to Carry Fine Art Print
Not Too Much to Carry
13" x 19"
 
 
Price: $25.99
Sale: $12.99
Girl Defending Herself Against Love Fine Art Print
Girl Defending Herself Against Love
11" x 14"
 
 
Price: $21.99
Sale: $10.99
A Childhood Idyll Fine Art Print
A Childhood Idyll
14" x 11"
 
 
Price: $21.99
Sale: $10.99
Whisperings of Love, 1889 Fine Art Print
Whisperings of Love, 1889
16" x 27"
 
 
Price: $37.99
Sale: $18.99
La Naissance de Venus Fine Art Print
La Naissance de Venus
24" x 34"
 
 
Price: $38.99
Sale: $19.49
Ravishment of Psyche Fine Art Print
Ravishment of Psyche
13" x 19"
 
 
Price: $25.99
Sale: $12.99
Greek Goddess Eos, the Goddess of Dawn Fine Art Print
Greek Goddess Eos, the Goddess of Dawn
12" x 22"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $47.99
Sale: $23.99
Mother and Children Fine Art Print
Mother and Children
19" x 26"
 
 
Price: $34.99
Sale: $17.49
Whisperings of Love, 1889 Fine Art Print
Whisperings of Love, 1889
7" x 11"
 
 
Price: $20.99
Sale: $10.49
Not Too Much to Carry Fine Art Print
Not Too Much to Carry
11" x 14"
 
 
Price: $21.99
Sale: $10.99
Nymphs and Satyr Fine Art Print
Nymphs and Satyr
8" x 11"
 
 
Price: $20.99
Sale: $10.49
Girl Defending Herself Against Love Fine Art Print
Girl Defending Herself Against Love
20" x 27"
 
 
Price: $34.99
Sale: $17.49
Ravishment of Psyche Fine Art Print
Ravishment of Psyche
11" x 14"
 
 
Price: $21.99
Sale: $10.99
The Birth of Venus, 1879 Fine Art Print
The Birth of Venus, 1879
18" x 24"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $32.99
Sale: $16.49
L'Espieglerie Fine Art Print
L'Espieglerie
7" x 11"
 
 
Price: $20.99
Sale: $10.49
Seated Nude Fine Art Print
Seated Nude
21" x 28"
 
 
Price: $38.99
Sale: $19.49
Nymphs and Satyr Fine Art Print
Nymphs and Satyr
19" x 28"
 
 
Price: $37.99
Sale: $18.99
The Dance, 1856 Fine Art Print
The Dance, 1856
18" x 24"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $32.99
Sale: $16.49
Cupid and Psyche, 1889 Fine Art Print
Cupid and Psyche, 1889
18" x 24"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $32.99
Sale: $16.49
The Oreads, 1902 Fine Art Print
The Oreads, 1902
18" x 24"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $32.99
Sale: $16.49
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