Le depart du bergère by William A. Bouguereau - 24 1/2 x 19 1/8 inches Signed french academic peasants dog baby mother paris salon realism
William A. Bouguereau
(1825 - 1905)

Le depart du bergère

Signed
Oil on canvas
24 1/2 x 19 1/8 inches

This is a reduction of his 1861 Paris Salon painting.

This painting will be included in the forthcoming Bouguereau catalogue raisonné being prepared by Damien Bartoli with the assistance of Fred Ross, the Bouguereau Committee, and the Art Renewal Center.

Provenance
The artist
Durand-Ruel, Paris #2709
A. Borie, United States, November 12, 1866, 3500ff
Private Collection, Asheville, NC
Rehs Galleries, Inc., New York City
Private collection, Alabama


Literature
William Bouguereau Catalogue Raisonné of his Painted Works, Damien Bartoli, Antique Collectors' Club, New York City, 2010, page 66, illustrated (1861/01A)