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Family Time by William-Adolphe Bouguereau - Reproduction Oil Painting
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Family Time

The French artist William-Adolphe Bouguereau painted the artwork entitled Family Time portraying a loving family scene. Possibly done during the beginning of his career, the painting already shows how he was on the path to mastering his craft and taking Academic art to a new level. Bouguereau studied at the prestigious École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, where he learned from great masters, like François-Edouard Picot, under the traditional style of oil painting based on the Renaissance artists of the past.

In Family Time, the artist demonstrates his vast knowledge of anatomy, beautifully portraying three different body types. With all three figures in harmony, Bouguereau creates a warm and loving atmosphere in which mother, father, and child rest in nature together forming an almost triangular shape. This theme could be a nod to the Holy Trinity, as the painter often worked with biblical subjects as well. The mother sits on her legs while looking away from the viewer and to her true love, placing a hand on his shoulder. Her light brown hair is put up in buns, and a golden-yellow fabric is wrapped around her legs.

The baby is leaning over his father’s leg, while he reaches over to suckle on his mother’s breast. The child’s posture seems to be of urgency, as the man grips him by the belly so not to fall. His mother holds her breast with her right hand, and the infant grabs her wrist, so to gain security. The model of the father has a strong and defined body, with darker skin and hair than the other two figures. He rests one arm over a wine-red blanket they all sit on while stretching out one leg. He looks directly at the baby with an expression of unconditional love.

The background shows some trees and bushes in shades of green, ochre, and brown, painted in much less detail as the central figures. The thin branches of the tree on the right side of the canvas seems to protect the family as it surrounds and covers them. The sky is clear, although it does not look like a sunny day, and Bouguereau balances the overall warm atmosphere with a light blue cool sky. The structure of the composition between the three figures creates a beautiful unity in the family of three.

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Family Time William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Item Number: 22123317 show sizes in cm
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