Bouguereau Exhibit in Ocala Florida till May 27

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Bouguereau Exhibit in Ocala Florida till May 27

May 17, 2007

The Appleton Museum of Art in Ocala Florida has an exhibition of 65 paintings by William Bouguereau and his students (going on since February 10). The title of the exhibition is In the Studios of Paris: William Bouguereau & His American Students and was organized by The Philbrook Museum of Art of Tulsa Oklahoma. It is curated by James F. Peck of the Philbrook Museum, Ruth G. Hardman Curator of European and American Art. A fully illustrated color catalogue (211 pages with 86 illustrations, ISBN 9780300114133), including critical essays by Bouguereau expert and scholar Damien Bartoli; and Elizabeth Gardner Bouguereau specialist Charles Pearo (Elizabeth Jane Gardner: 'The Best Imitator of Bouguereau') among others, will accompany the exhibition. The catalogue entries, along with an essay detailing the artistic relationship between Eanger Irving Couse and Bouguereau, authored by exhibition curator James Peck.

Appleton Museum of Art
4333 N.E. Silver Springs Blvd.
Ocala, FL 34470
Call 352-291-4455 for more details.

Prices: Adult: $6.00, Senior (55+): $4.00, Educator: $4.00, University Student over 18: $4.00, Youth 10-18: $3.00, Youth 9 and under: FREE, Member: FREE, CFCC Student: FREE

The exhibition will be moving along after May 27 to The Frick Art and Historical Society, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (July 7 – October 7, 2007).

Visit the Appleton Museum Site

Read an Ocala Style Magazine article on the exhibit
William Bouguereau
Oil on Canvas
(62.5 x 36.5 inches)