Day: December 8, 2021

Collection Spotlight: Rosa Bonheur papers 

Rosa Bonheur letter

The Collection of Rosa Bonheur correspondence, 1808-1961 held in Bywaters Special Collections is a significant record of the artist’s correspondence and writings.  French painter Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899), acclaimed for her detailed paintings of animals, is considered one of the most well-known female artists of the 19th century. She was awarded the Cross of the Legion…Continue Reading Collection Spotlight: Rosa Bonheur papers