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William Adolphe Bouguereau

1825-1905

Academic Classical painter, teacher, frescoist and draftsman

La Grande Soeur

The Big Sister

144.8 x 87.6 cms | 57 x 34 1/4 ins
Oil on canvas

Signed and dated 'W-BOVGVEREAV-1877' (upper right).

Provenance

The artist. 

with Goupil et Cie., Paris, acquired directly from the above, 25 May 1877, as Toilette du matin, Jeune fille habillants enfant (en pied)

Auguste Donatis, acquired directly from the above, 21 July 1877. 

Private collection, Italy. 

Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 27 October 1983, lot 76. 

with Borghi & Co., New York, acquired at the above sale. 

Acquired directly from the above by the present owner.