(1823-1889) French Academic Classicist painter
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.
25 years, 7 months, 10 days later
William Bouguereau becomes a Life Member of the French Academy.
9 years, 3 days later
William Bouguereau is awarded the Commander of the Legion of Honor and Grand Medal of Honor.
20 years, 4 days later
William Bouguereau's house and studio in Paris are burgled.