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BONHEUR, Rosa

Bordeaux, Gironde 1822 - Thomery, Seine-et-Marne 1899

Taureau beuglant

Bellowing Bull

bronze with brown patina

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 5 12 x 3 34 x 8 14 in.

signed: ROSA B.

Acc. No.: 1994.93

Credit Line: Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia; Gift of Michael and Mary A. Erlanger

Photo credit: ph. courtesy Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia

© Artist:


Provenance

  • 1994, Gift of Michael and Mary A. Erlanger

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (accessed August 29, 2017)
  • 1996 Luciano
    Eleonora Luciano, Animals in Bronze. The Michaels and Mary Erlanger Collection of Animalier Bronzes, [Athens], Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, 1996, n° 14, p. 36-37

Comment

  • 1996 Luciano, p. 36:
    The signature ROSA B. is typical of the artist and shows her originality in preferring to stress her first name. The animal's very life-like bellowing posture is unique and suggests action.