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Study for "The Horse Fair"

Marie-Rosalie Bonheur (French, Bordeaux 1822–1899 Melun)

Date:
19th century
Medium:
Black chalk, gray wash, heightened with white
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 3/8 x 13 1/4 in. (13.7 x 33.7cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edith H. Proskauer, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.319.2
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Signature: Lower right, brush and gray wash: Rosa Bonheur

  • Provenance

    Juan Jorge Peoli (1825–1893); American Art Galleries, New York, May 8–12, 1894, lot 2233; Huntington Collection ; Edith H. Proskauer (American)

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Nineteenth Century French Drawings and Prints," June 23, 1981–August 23, 1981.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "French Drawings Recently Acquired, 1975-1984," November 27, 1984–February 10, 1985.

  • Catalogue Raisonné

  • References

    Dore Ashton Rosa Bonheur, A Life and a Legend. New York, 1981, pp. 92-93, ill.

    Rosalia Shriver Rosa Bonheur, with a Checklist of Works in American Collections. Philadelphia, 1981, pp. 56, 91, ill.

    Rosa Bonheur, Selected Works from American Collections. Ex. cat. Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, September 8-October 22, 1989, cat. no. 6, ill.



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