Calypso, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

of two sons, both artists, of the eminent Austrian historical painter Karl Ritter von Blaas. He was born in Italy, during his father's professional residence there, in 1843, and was at first the pupil of his father, afterward studying at the Academies of Venice, Vienna, and Paris, and traveling in Belgium and England. At all the academies in which he studied he was a winner of high prizes,

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