Rosa BonheurRosa Bonheur

Life: 1822-1899
Birth Place: Bordeaux, France
Historical Role: Painter
Movement: Realism
Primary countries affected: France
Works: see below

Biography:


Rosa Bonheur was born in Bordeaux, France. She was born in a family of artists with her father and siblings all being artists. She was unconventional for her time, disregarding the conventions of the age for women. Her art mostly concentrated on animals, she had several types of animals at her chateau, including lions.

Works:

Ploughing in Nivernais
Study of a Cow
Weaning the Calves
Ploughing in Nivernais
Study of a Cow
Weaning the Calves

 

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Sources:


Gerlings, C. (2008). 100 Great Artists. London: Arcturus Publishing Limited.