Monday, December 10, 2007

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Virgin of the Angels, 1881 by William Adolph Bouguereau, The Getty Museum, Courtesy of Forest Lawn Memorial Park Association.

This painting was restored by the conservation specialists the Getty Museum and in exchange for restoring the work the owner, The Forest Lawn Museum, allowed the Getty to display the work. Bouguereau was very popular during his lifetime and while often panned by critics, remains a popular artist amoung museum visitors today.

2 comments:

Marie N. said...

I love the angels' attentiveness and the beauty of the instruments in this one. Thank you for posting it!

ZZ said...

Truly, truly stunning. Thank you.

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