Auguste Bonheur
1824-1884, French

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.

Painting

Landscape with Thatched Cottage
1851-, Denmark

Oil on canvas, 18 x 24 inches

Print

At Quarantine
1894-1976, German-American

Etching, image size 10 3/8 x 7 3/4 inches, signed and titled in pencil

Drawing

Seashore
1872- c.1950, American

Watercolor on paper, 10 x 14 inches, c. 1940s.