‘The Elder Sister’ (French: La soeur aînée), 1869 by William-Adolphe Bouguereau.
This painting depicts a young girl sitting on a rock and holding a sleeping baby on her lap. It is actually the artist’s daughter, Henriette, and son, Paul.
The oil on canvas painting is part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas.
According to the museum, the painting was the gift of an anonymous lady in memory of her father.