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William-Adolphe Bouguereau



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G357
Temptation, William-Adolphe Bouguereau
Iconography of Temptation
: The Evolution of Bouguereau’s Grand Manner
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Medium: Paintings | Oil on canvas
Size: 39 x 52 in. (99.06 x 132.08 cm) (canvas)49 1/4 x 61 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. (125.1 x 156.85 x 13.97 cm) (outer frame)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Signature and Date LR: [W-BOVGVEREAV-1880]
Physical Description: Mother and child seated in field with tree in background and water in foreground. The mother holds an apple in her hand
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Putnam Dana McMillan Fund and the M. Knoedler Fund
Accession Number: 74.74
Artist: William-Adolphe Bouguereau, French, 1825 - 1905
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1825 - 1905
Added to Site: February 28, 2009