Monday, January 26, 2015

William Bourguereau Nymphs and Satyr







This magnificent expression in meerschaum is a representation of one of the myriad paintings of William Adolphe Bourguereau (1825-1905) 

 
Bourguereau, 1879


who loved to use his artistic talent in oil to illustrate, among other subjects, satyrs, nymphs, and nudes. 



Nymphs and Satyr, Bourguereau,1873, Clark Art Institute. Nymphs and Satyr was exhibited
1873 Paris Salon
1873 Paris Salon
at the 1873 Paris Salon, a year before the first Impressionist exhibition.


The size of this pipe is 3" h., 12" l.




 

From the Bruce Benjamin Collection.

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