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Song of the Angels

by Old Masters

Size Group: A

Artist - William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Giclee on Canvas
Price includes frame.
30x20" $500
24x16" $350
18x12" $245
12x8" $145

Bouguereau (1825-1905) was born in La Rochelle, France and was revered as one of the finest painters in Europe, his work much in demand. Early in his career his talent earned him commissions painting portraits of the parishioners of a Catholic Church where his uncle served as priest.
Despite the nearly universal appeal of Bouguereau's work, he was not without fierce critics. Many were eager for the "old classical styles" like Bouguereau's to be swept away by more modern styles. This movement finally managed to sweep Bouguereau into obscurity for decades. However, in recent years, the re-emergence of his artwork has produced remarkable reactions among art lovers and today his works are much in demand for shows by major art institutions around the world.

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