Rosa Bonheur

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Bonheur’s personal calling card, also inscribed by her.

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ROSA BONHEUR (1822 – 1899)

French Artist

Bonheur is regarded as one of the most famous female painters of the 19th Century. She was known for her paintings involving animals, and some of her works are today displayed at the Musee d’Orsay and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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