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William Bouguereau

French Academic Classicist painter, draughtstman and man born in La Rochelle (1825) and died in La Rochelle (1905), aged 80

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François-Édouard Picot French painter

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Alexandre Cabanel (1823-1889) French Academic Classicist painter

1850s

Late

By now William Bouguereau has made strong connections with art dealers, particularly Paul Durand-Ruel (later the champion of the Impressionists), who helped clients buy paintings from artists who exhibited at the Salons.

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1876

25 years, 7 months, 10 days later

William Bouguereau becomes a Life Member of the French Academy.

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1885

9 years, 3 days later

William Bouguereau is awarded the Commander of the Legion of Honor and Grand Medal of Honor.

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William Bouguereau (1825-1905), aged 60: painter; draughtstman; man

1905

Spring

20 years, 4 days later

William Bouguereau's house and studio in Paris are burgled.

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William Bouguereau (1825-1905), aged 80: painter; draughtstman; man

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