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BONHEUR, Marie Rosalie, called Rosa (1822 - 1899), Painter, watercolourist, sculptor, draughtswoman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BONHEUR, Marie Rosalie, called Rosa (1822 - 1899), Painter, watercolourist, sculptor, draughtswoman

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French, 19th century, female.

Born 22 March 1822, in Bordeaux; died 1899, in Melun (Seine-et-Marne).

Painter, watercolourist, sculptor, draughtswoman. Figures, landscapes, landscapes with figures, animals.

Barbizon School.

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online] [not available online]Rosa Bonheur's first teacher was her father and then she became a pupil of Cogniet. As a child she showed an extraordinary talent for

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