Fraternal Love Artist: William-Adolphe Bouguereau Completion Date: Style: Neoclassicism Genre: genre painting Technique: oil Material: canvas Gallery: Museum of Fine Arts Tags: children, mother-and-child
"The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter - often an unconscious but still a faithful interpreter - in the eye." ~ Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre (Painting by William Adolphe Bouguereau French Neoclassical Master)
The First Mourning (in French Premier Deuil) is an 1888 canvas painted by William-Adolphe Bouguereau. It depicts Adam and Eve with the body of their son Abel, murdered by Cain. According to the biblical account, this was the first human death.