Study for "The Horse Fair", Marie-Rosalie Bonheur (French, Bordeaux 1822–1899 Melun), Black chalk, gray wash, heightened with white

Study for "The Horse Fair"

Marie-Rosalie Bonheur (French, Bordeaux 1822–1899 Melun)
19th century
Black chalk, gray wash, heightened with white
Sheet: 5 3/8 x 13 1/4 in. (13.7 x 33.7cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edith H. Proskauer, 1975
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: Lower right, brush and gray wash: Rosa Bonheur
Juan Jorge Peoli; his sale, American Art Galleries, New York (American), May 8–12, 1894, lot 2233; Huntington Collection; Edith H. Proskauer (American)
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.

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.

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.

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, ill. p. xii, cat. no. 4, ill.