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I stumbled upon this photo of Bourguereau:

Bouguereau painting in his studio

And I have two questions

1) I tried finding the finished painting but I didn't find it. I used this keywords: pregnant, virgin, saint. No clue of the painting. What's the name of this painting?!

2) I can see that the right side of the canvas is already painted. Did Bourguereau painted by grid cells or similar? or is not the same painting?

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I think your picture is incomplete at the top. There are two different canvases superimposed, behind a finished painting and a drawing at the front.

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This is the painting:

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The Visitation, «La Visitation», William Bouguereau (1825-1905)

This is the painting behind:

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The Flight into Egypt, «La Fuite en Égypte», William Bouguereau (1825-1905)

Both paintings are in the Saint-Vincent-de-Paul church, Paris

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