I'm in a sappy mood today. William-Adolphe Bouguereau's sentimental paintings are perfect metaphors for love between mothers and children and siblings and fat, cuddly cherubs. Here then is my syrupy 19th-century contribution to this Monday's mute theme: Love.
William-Adolphe Bouguereau's academy paintings are easy to mock. Witness how many of his works have been altered on Worth 1000, a satire site.