Ask Morgana 115: William-Adolphe Bouguereau

William-Adolphe Bourguereau (1825-1905) was the quintessential ‘salon painter’. He painted realist interpretations of classical subjects, with an emphasis on the female figure. All I will say about his work is this: coyness and modesty can be sexy.

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