Maternal Admiration

In our quest to give you something quiet and artful for your Sunday, we thought this was just about perfect. It’s called “Maternal Admiration,” painted in 1869 by French academic painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau. Bouguereau had a wife and five kids, so this could very well be part of his family in this photo.

Regardless, it’s a perfect illustration of a beautiful (and rare) silent moment shared between a mother and her child.

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