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Bearded, bare-chested male figure, study for "The Horse Fair"

Artist:
Marie-Rosalie Bonheur (French, Bordeaux 1822–1899 Melun)
Date:
1852–53
Medium:
Black chalk and graphite, heightened with white
Dimensions:
18 3/4 x 11 7/8 in. (47.6 x 30.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of David and Constance Yates, in memory of Vincent Rovauoux, 1996
Accession Number:
1996.319
Not on view
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux. "Rosa Bonheur, 1822-1899, Bordeaux, Musée des Beaux-Arts," May 23, 1997–August 31, 1997.

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux. "Rosa Bonheur: All Nature's Children," May 24, 1997–August 29, 1997.

Musée de l'Ecole de Barbizon-Auberge, Ganne. "Rosa Bonheur: All Nature's Children," September 19, 1997–November 18, 1997.

Dahesh Museum of Art. "Rosa Bonheur: All Nature's Children," December 17, 1997–February 21, 1998.

Charles Sterling, Margaretta M. Salinger French Paintings: A Catalogue of the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 3 vols., New York, 1955-1967, Reference is made to numerous preparatory drawings for "The Horse Fair," many of which were sold at Bonheur's 1900 estate auction, pp. 160-164.

Dahesh Museum of Art, John David Farmer, Gabriel P. Weisberg, Annie-Paule Quinsac, Hélène Lafont-Couturier, Britta C. Dwyer, Cristina Portell Rosa Bonheur: All Nature's Children Exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux, May 24-August 29, 1997; Musée de l'Ecole de Barbizon-Auberge Ganne, Barbizon, September 19-November 18, 1997; Dahesh Museum of Art, New York, December 17, 1997-February 21, 1998. New York, 1998, cat. no. 6, ill.



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