Wednesday, May 1, 2013

William-Adolphe Bouguereau • Les deux soeurs


William-Adolphe Bouguereau
(FRENCH, 1825-1905)

Les deux soeurs
signed and dated ‘W. BOUGUEREAU 1877’ (on the bench, lower left)
oil on canvas
53 x 31 in. (135.8 x 79.3 cm.)











7 comments:

  1. Wonderful, wonderful details!
    thanks a lot for sharing, is so useful to see the brushwork, the density of the layer of paint, its opacity and transparency... thanks, really thank you!

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  2. Multilayer! Direct painting! love hi~I come from China I like classical paintings

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  3. Wonderful details. The sublime colors make his paintings so realistic. Thanks for sharing this.

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  4. You have really great close-ups! It tells a lot about Bouguereau's painting methods. Thanks a lot!

    I'm currently in a discussion about Bouguereau's painting techniques on a forum and would like to use some of you photographs for explaining some of my ideas about it. Is it ok with you if I post some of your pictures there as an illustration?

    Thanks in advance for your reply!

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    1. Yes, please do! Sorry for the reply delay.

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    2. No problem. Thanks very much!

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