Fred Ross on "Bouguereau and the Real 19th Century"

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Fred Ross on "Bouguereau and the Real 19th Century"

Published January 20, 2009

"In 1900 at the Universal Exposition in Paris, it is reported that Degas and Monet were approached by a newspaper reporter who asked who, in their opinion, would most likely be considered the greatest 19th century French artist in the year 2000. After a brief debate, both agreed on one man - William Bouguereau.
Click Here to read this speech by Fred Ross
delivered to the New York Society of Portrait Artists
Friday, January 4th, 2002 at the Salmagundi Club.