Rosa Bonheur

The Horse Fair



Rosa Bonheur - The Horse Fair



Rosa Bonheur
The Horse Fair
1853-55
244.5 x 506.7 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated, lower right: Rosa Bonheur 1853.5
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1887


Literature

introduction by Gary Tinterow, Masterpieces of European Painting, 1800-1920, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; New Haven, 2007, nr. 63


Provenance

with Ernest Gambart, London, 1855–57, bought from the artist, sold to Wright
William P. Wright, Weehawken, N.J., 1857–66, sold to Stewart
Alexander T. Stewart, New York, 1866–d. 1876
his widow, Cornelia M. Stewart, New York, 1876–d. 1886
her estate sale, American Art Association, New York, 23-28 ff. March 1887, nr. 217, to Samuel P. Avery for Vanderbilt
Cornelius Vanderbilt, New York, 1887

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 87.25

Other works by Rosa Bonheur


Rosa Bonheur Plowing in the Nivernais
Plowing in the Nivernais
1849

Rosa Bonheur The Boar
The Boar

Rosa Bonheur Roe Deer
Roe Deer

Rosa Bonheur Brizo, a Shepherd's Dog
Brizo, a Shepherd's Dog
1864

Rosa Bonheur A Waggon and a Team of Horses
A Waggon and a Team of Horses
1852