- A·dolphe Wil·liam [a-dawlf veel-yam] /aˈdɔlf vilˈyam/, 1825–1905, French painter.
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He always asked me to find him a William-Adolphe Bouguereau painting of angels and saints.Michael Jackson: An Oral History
The Daily Beast
July 6, 2009
Degas was in the habit of calling him the Bouguereau of Naturalism.
All Bouguereau's opportunities in life were made by himself, by his own genius.Pictures Every Child Should Know
"You may smoke," said the Bouguereau child who was grown into womanhood.The Princess Elopes</p>
He is a true academician at bottom, but a more versatile and cultured painter than either Cabanel or Bouguereau.A Text-Book of the History of Painting
John C. Van Dyke
An age which went wild over Cabanel and Bouguereau could not possibly be in sympathy with him.