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Who was Rosa Bonheur and what was his cause of death? how did he die? French artist dead at 73


Who was Rosa Bonheur and what was his cause of death? how did he die? French artist dead at 73: No matter how much science progresses, there are some things that it can never change. Birth and death are such things that are always in the hands of God and as it is said in the Puranas, Along with the birth of the people, the date of their death is already written. But some people never die even after death, if they say in clear words, they remain alive in the hearts of people or because of their work. Even after so many years, one such person is still alive in people’s minds and hearts due to which netizens are searching to know about it. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com

Rosa Bonheur

Who was Rosa Bonheur?

Yes your assumption is right we are talking about Rosa Bonheur who was a famous French artist, mostly a painter of animals but she was also a sculptor, in a realist style. The paintings of Rosa Bonheur include Ploughing in the Nivernais, first exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1848, and now at the Musée d’Orsay which is in Paris, and The Horse Fair (in French: Le marché aux chevaux), which was displayed at the Salon of 1853 (which was finished in the year 1855) and is now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art which is in New York City.

Rosa Bonheur Death Cause

Rosa Bonheur was broadly considered to be the most popular female painter of the 19th century. A French government commission directly to the first success of Bonheur, Ploughing in the Nivernais, displayed in the year 1849, and now in the Musée d’Orsay in Paris. The most popular work of Rosa Bonheur, the monumental The Horse Fair, was completed in the year 1855 and measured 8 feet high by 16 feet broad.


It portrays the horse market conducted in Paris, on the tree-lined boulevard de l’Hôpital, close to the Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, which is clearly visible in the background of the painting. There is the reduced version in the National Gallery which is in London.

Bonheur was openly lesbian. She used to live with her companion  Nathalie Micas for over 4 decades until the death of Micas, after which she started a relationship with American painter Anna Elizabeth Klumpke.

How die Rosa Bonheur die?

Several sources reported that Rosa Bonheur passed away of pulmonary influenza on 25th May in 1899. She took his last breath at the age of 77 in Thomery, France. However, she is not between us but her work always remained between us. Her contribution will always remain present in this world.

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