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Biography of Adolphe Guillaume Bouguereau


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Bouguereau (bog-ro') Adolphe Guillaume. Born in 1825. French painter. In 1855 his "Triomphe du Martyre" was bought by the state, and previously he divided the honors of the Grand Prix de Rome with Baudry. Two of his later pictures which are well-known are "The Youth of Bacchus" and the "Adoration of the Magi and the Shepherds." Died 1905.