William-Adolphe Bougeureau: Equality Before Death

Equality Before Death: William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Equality Before Death is an 1848 French academic painting by William-Adolphe Bouguereau which was his first submission to the Parisian Salon. It has a classical frieze-like structure, as the angel of death covers the young man with the shroud of oblivion.

William-Adolphe Bouguereau’s Equality Before Death is in the Musee d’Orsay, Paris.

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