William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905) ~ Mother Gazing at Her Child,1871 ✿

William Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905) Mother Gazing at Her Child (Detail), 1871
Oil on canvas
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
 William Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905) Mother Gazing at Her Child (Detail), 1871
Oil on canvas
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
 William Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905) Mother Gazing at Her Child, 1871
Oil on canvas
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
William Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905) Mother Gazing at Her Child (Detail), 1871
Oil on canvas
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY




William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825–1905) 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.