The Virgin and Child

The Virgin and Child

second half 19th century

William Adolphe Bouguereau

(French, 1825-1905)

Graphite heightened with white chalk; small sketch upper right in graphite

Support: Green-gray wove paper discolored to brown

Sheet: 31.4 x 24.2 cm (12 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

Gift of Robert Hays Gries 1939.647


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