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Rosa Bonheur

[French Realist Painter, 1822-1899]

• Also known as:  Marie-Rosalie Bonheur
• Relationships: Sister of Auguste Bonheur.
Bonheur's students included Anna Elizabeth Klumpke.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Animals.
• Browse all:  French artists  /  women artists

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    Rosa Bonheur Works Online    
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Original works by Rosa Bonheur available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteRosa Bonheur at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Landscape with Deer, 1887

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  
Keep paging forward for several works on paper by Marie Rosalie (Rosa) Bonheur

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Artworks in the museum's collections database

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
"Works in focus:" Ploughing in Nevers

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
The Horse Fair

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
Labourage nivernais ; le sombrage, 1849

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
The Horse Fair, ca.1852

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain
6 works online

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Lion Cubs

Brighton & Hove Museums, England

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Connecticut
Brotherly Love (with Auguste Bonheur)

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Crocker Art Museum, California

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Dahesh Museum, New York City (Zoomable)
2 works online

Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston upon Hull, England
The Lion at Home, 1881

Haggin Museum, California
Gathering for the Hunt

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hood Museum of Art, New Hampshire
Work Horse

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
Royalty at Home

Museum Collection Database for the Region of Haute-Normandie, France

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

National Museums Liverpool, UK
The Return from the Mill

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Ringling Museum of Art, Florida
Plowing in Nivernais (Labourages Nivernais), 1850

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
Click "English" at the top right to switch the default language, then click "Search"

The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas

The Hepworth Wakefield, England

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Tweed Museum of Art at the University of Minnesota, Duluth
American Mustangs

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami, Florida - Provenance Research
A Study of Lions

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteRosa Bonheur at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteRosa Bonheur at The Athenaeum  
21 works online by Bonheur

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Rosa Bonheur  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
Forest of Fontainebleau: Spring in the Woods, 1860-65

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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Rosa Bonheur: The Artist's (Auto)biography

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Rosa Bonheur: All Nature's Children


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