Angel Holding Two Infants

William-Adolphe Bouguereauca. 1860

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum


  • Title: Angel Holding Two Infants
  • Creator: William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French, 1825-1905)
  • Date Created: ca. 1860
  • Subject Keywords: Angel; infant; child; biblical/religious
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  • Roles: Artist: William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French, 1825-1905)
  • Provenance: William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1882 (?) [mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Object Type: drawings
  • Medium: graphite and white chalk on blue, moderately thick, moderately textured wove paper (cartridge-type)
  • Inscriptions: [Signature] In graphite, lower left: Wm. Bouguereau
  • Exhibitions: The Legacy of David and Ingres to Nineteenth-Century Art. Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley. 1966., A Generation of Draughtsmen. The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor. 1962., The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma. 2005-2006.
  • Dimensions: Sheet with signature: H: 16 11/16 x W: 8 in. (42.4 x 20.3 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters, 1882 (?)
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.1345


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