Artist: William-Adolphe Bouguereau
The First Mourning is an oil painting completed in 1888 by William-Adolphe Bouguereau. This painting is housed at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This painting portrays Adam and Eve mourning over the dead body of their son Abel, who was killed by their elder son Cain. It was the first human death according to the biblical account.