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Elizabeth Jane Gardner Bouguereau

View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

5 Fast Facts: Elizabeth Jane Gardner Bouguereau

Posted: July 8, 2020
Category: Elizabeth Jane Gardner Bouguereau
Impress your friends with five fast facts about Elizabeth Gardner Bouguereau, whose work is on view in NMWA’s collection galleries.
Realistic painting depicts a light-skinned young man with dark curly hair, wearing a white tunic, set before distant mountains. He is kneeling victoriously atop a fearsome dead lion, clutching a serene lamb his right arm and gesturing heavenward with his left arm.

Art Fix Friday: July 10, 2015

Posted: July 10, 2015
Category: Elizabeth Jane Gardner Bouguereau
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Art Fix Friday: June 26, 2015

Posted: June 26, 2015
Category: Elizabeth Jane Gardner Bouguereau
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Art Fix Friday: June 12, 2015

Posted: June 12, 2015
Category: Elizabeth Jane Gardner Bouguereau
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Women with Wanderlust

Posted: June 10, 2015
Category: Elizabeth Jane Gardner Bouguereau
During the press preview for Super Natural, NMWA Chief Curator Kathryn Wat stressed one fact above all others about featured artist Maria Sibylla Merian: this woman was radical. Not only...
A detailed engraving portrays a large, black and tan lizard with a white belly in precise detail. Facing right and positioned over a green surface and a hatching egg, the reptile bites a long, red and black snake attacking another egg and curling around the lizard's tail.

Art Fix Friday: June 5, 2015

Posted: June 5, 2015
Category: Elizabeth Jane Gardner Bouguereau
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.