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Painting

The Summer Pasture
1824-1884, French

This is a beautiful sundrenched scene by French artist Auguste Bonheur, oil on canvas, 23 1/2 x 31 1/4 inches, c. 1860, signed, in an ornate period frame. Auguste Bonheur was born into the Bonheur family of animal painters; his father, Raymond Bonheur was an art teacher as well as artist and taught painting to both Auguste and his older sister, the renowned animal painter Rosa Bonheur. The Bonheurs kept a small barnyard with sheep, chickens, and a cow, which they would often portray in their paintings.

Print

Les Deux Bourrines
1849-1918, French

Etching, image size: 6 x 8 1/4 inches, cat. Saunier-376, numbered 10/35, c. 1910, pencil signed lower right

Drawing

Christmas Card 1941
1872- c.1950, American

Ink and pencil drawing, 1941, image size 10 7/8 x 7 inches.