Bouguereau & Young Man

This scene is at San Diego Art Museum.

561. Bouguereau & Young man Watercolor painting by Mariko Irie

561. Bouguereau &Young man Watercolor painting by Mariko Irie

I love paintings of William-Adolphe Bouguereau. I don’t know how to pronounce his name.

He painted skin color marvelous: so fresh and real.

I heard that old time, they wanted to paint skin color fresh, they painted under coating of canvas green.

One time I copied Bouguereau’s painting “First Kiss” in oil seriously. I learned a lot from copying his painting.

If you are interested in his paintings, I recommend to watch:


This painting “Bouguereau & a Young Man” came out very good. I’m very happy with this. What do you think?


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