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November 30, 2016

November 30, 2016

William Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905), Two Cupids, no date, oil on canvas, 13 x 16 1/8 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Cree-L Kofford, 1974.   French artist William-Adolphe Bouguereau was born on this day in 1825. He used very traditional subjects and painting techniques in his work, which he kept up despite […]

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November 29, 2016

November 29, 2016

Edwin Austin Abbey (1852-1911), Eighteenth Century Interior with Three Figures, 1885, ink, 10 15/16 x 15 1/8 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchase/gift of the Mahonri M. Young Estate, 1959.   American author Louise May Alcott was born on this day in 1832. She is best known for her novel Little Women.     […]

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November 28, 2016

November 28, 2016

Ron Richmond (b.1963), Igauzu, Argentina, 1986, monotype, 11 x 10 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art.   In southern Argentina, near the Chilean border, is a small town named Veintiocho de noviembre, or, Twenty-Eighth of November. It is so named for the day that it became a city.             […]

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November 27, 2016

November 27, 2016

Minerva Teichert (1888-1976), Escape of Alma’s People, 1949-1951, oil on masonite, 35 15/16 x 48 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, 1969.                                                                 […]

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