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Rosa Bonheur

 (1822 - 1899)
Rosa Marie (Rosalie) Bonheur was active/lived in France.  Rosa Bonheur is known for animal and western painting.

Rosa Bonheur

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The daughter of an impoverished French painter, Raimond Oscar-Marie Bonheur, Rosa Bonheur was a famous 19th-century female artist known for her depiction of horses and for her eccentric lifestyle including dressing like a man and sketching at the Paris slaughterhouse. 

Her work in realist style, eclipsed by modernism, fell into obscurity during much of the 20th century.

Rosa Bonheur spent her life in France but became associated with the American West as a collector of pictures of figures and animals associated with the frontier.   She also had a set of prints of Native Americans depicted by George Catlin, Indian painter, and some of these she copied in later years.   When Buffalo Bill Cody b  ...  Displaying 750 of 16888 characters.

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About  Rosa Bonheur

Born:  1822 - Bordeaux, France
Died:   1899 - Fontainebleau, France
Known for:  animal and western painting