William Bouguereau's Painting 'Gift Of An Anonymous Father'

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William Bouguereau is a French artist who had made this painting for a “ Gift of an Anonymous Lady in memory of her father”. William Bouguereau is a very important artist of his time from 1825-1905, he was part of the official art system. Graduate of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, winner of the prestigious Prixe de Rome, and member of the French Academy, he was also a great favorite on the art market. He had made his paintings from meaning and personal experiences. His sophisticated style and color brought magnificent attention to those who looked at the painting. The elder sister is holding a baby, which is probably the younger sister. She is sitting on a small hill with a field and small pond behind her, showing off the nature. The elder sister

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