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William Bouguereau

William Bouguereau: painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau (November 30, 1825 – August 19, 1905) was a French academic painter and traditionalist. In his realistic genre paintings he used mythological themes, making modern interpretations of classical subjects, with an emphasis on the female human body. During his life he enjoyed significant popularity in France and the United States,… Read More William Bouguereau

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Gustave Caillebotte

Gustave Caillebotte: painter Gustave Caillebotte (1848–1894) was a French painter, member and patron of the artists known as Impressionists, although he painted in a much more realistic manner than many other artists in the group. Caillebotte was noted for his early interest in photography as an art form. Gustave Caillebotte was born on 19 August… Read More Gustave Caillebotte