Rosa Bonheur and Animal Art Capture the soul

Rosa Bonheur and Animal Art Capture the soul


On the occasion of the bicentenary of the birth of Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899), the catalogue raisonné of the artist's collection held at the Château de Fontainebleau is published for the first time. This collection was formed by three donations from Anna Klumpke, friend and universal legatee ...
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Dimensions :
22 x 22,1 x 1,5 cm
Artist :
Rosa Bonheur (dit), Bonheur Marie Rosalie (1822-1899)
Art movement :
19th century
Museum :
Musée et domaine nationaux du château de Fontainebleau
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Size of the book :
Paperback with flap
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Rosa Bonheur (dit), Bonheur Marie Rosalie (1822-1899)

Marie-Rosalie Bonheur, known as Rosa Bonheur, born on March 16, 1822 in Bordeaux and died on May 25, 1899 in Thomery, was a French painter and sculptor, specializing in genre scenes with animals, animal painting and sculpture. The fame she enjoyed during her lifetime quickly faded after her death; her painting was too far from modern trends. From 1980 onwards, biographical publications associated her with the beginnings of feminism because of the very emancipated life she led.