Paintings from 19th century France, from Neoclassic to Academic to Barbizon. Impressionism is not covered here.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Weaning the Calves (1879)
Rosa Bonheur: Weaning the Calves
The scene is probably located on one of the high pasturelands of the Pyrenees. Rosa Bonheur took a trip there in 1850 and brought back many studies that she used throughout her career. [Metropolitan Museum of Art]