The Last History Painter: William Adolphe Bouguereau

By |2020-05-04T15:41:19-05:00February 26th, 2016|Categories: Art, Featured, History|

The Wave (1896) William Adolphe Bouguereau (1825−1905) was one of the most successful artists of the nineteenth century, a President of the French Institute, and recipient of the nation’s highest honors including the Legion of Honor. But he came to represent everything the modernists imagined they were fighting against. In recent years, his [...]