An in depth exploration into the immense popularity of William Adolphe Bouguereau s work in America throughout the ate th and early th centuries to bring
Gallic Sophistication And Worldly sophistication and worldly into their galleries and drawing rooms wealthy Americans of the th and early th centuries collected the work of William Adolphe Bouguereau in record numbers This fascina. Uccess selling his idealized and polished paintings to a voracious American market In this book the authors discuss how artist s sensual classical maidens Raphaelesue Madonnas and pristine children
"Embodied The Tastes Of American "the tastes of American Age patrons and how Bouguereau s canvases persuasively functioned as freshly painted Old Masters for collectors flush with new mone.
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overwhelming popularity in turn of the century America the ways that his work widely known from reviews exhibitions andpopularity in turn of the century America and the ways that his work widely known from reviews exhibitions and reproductions resonated with the American public While also auded by the French artistic establishment and a dominant presence at the Parisian Salons Bouguereau achieved his greatest