To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Rosa Bonheur, one of the most prominent painters of the 19th century, Google praised French artists with beautiful graffiti on its home page.
Bonheur is known for her realistic style, as her successful career is said to have influenced “the next generation of women in the arts”. A famous artist known as an animal painter (animalière) was also posted on the search engine homepage.
To suit her painting style, the graffiti showed an artist sitting under a tree overlooking a green meadow with a flock of sheep. Bonheur is painted in a natural environment.
Born March 16, 1822, in Bordeaux, France. Her early artistic training was made possible by her father, her little landscape painter. “While her pursuit of a career in art was unconventional for women at the time, Bonheur closely tracked the evolution of artistic traditions through years of careful research and sketching before on canvas. I made it immortal, “reads a Google blog post.
Also, as a popular sculptor, her work became popular after being exhibited at the famous Paris Salon from 1841 to 1853. Commissioned by the French government, Bonheur establishes her position as a renowned professional artist with her iconic painting entitled “Ploughing, Nivernai” exhibited in 1849. I was prompted.
In 1853, Bonheur was internationally recognized for her painting “The Horse Fair”, a masterpiece known for its stunning portrayals of the atmosphere at the Horse Fair in Paris. As her most famous work, this painting is on display at the famous Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
In 1865, Empress Eugénie of France was awarded the Legion of Honor, one of the most prestigious awards in the country, to celebrate her work. It remains special as it was first awarded to a female artist.
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