Rosa Bonheur, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Rosa Bonheur

French painter and sculptor

Date of Birth: 16-Mar-1822

Place of Birth: Bordeaux, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Date of Death: 25-May-1899

Profession: painter, sculptor

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Rosa Bonheur

  • Rosa Bonheur, born Marie-Rosalie Bonheur, (16 March 1822 – 25 May 1899) was a French artist, an animalière (painter of animals) and sculptor, known for her artistic realism.
  • Her best-known paintings are Ploughing in the Nivernais, first exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1848, and now at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, and The Horse Fair (in French: Le marché aux chevaux), which was exhibited at the Salon of 1853 (finished in 1855) and is now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York City.
  • Bonheur was widely considered to be the most famous female painter during the nineteenth century.

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