Rosa Bonheur

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  • Rosa Bonheur has received all the honors that man can give. Cited from Little Journeys To the Homes of Famous Women, by Elbert Hubbard
  • Although most simple in her personal habits and in her life, Rosa Bonheur was the greatest woman artist that ever lived. Cited from Reading Made Easy for Foreigners, Third Reader, by John L. Huelshof
  • Rosa Bonheur, whose pictures of animals are among the most famous in the world, loved the wild creatures that she painted. Cited from Friends and Helpers, by Sarah J. Eddy
  • That is why Rosa Bonheur stands first among women artists of all time: she worked to please her Other Self. Cited from Little Journeys To The Homes Of English Authors, by Elbert Hubbard
  • Rosa Bonheur was not trying to work like a woman, or like a man, or unlike either, but to do her work thoroughly and well. Cited from Women and the Alphabet, by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • It would be difficult to make any comparison between her and Rosa Bonheur, their respective spheres of art being so different. Cited from Women of Modern France, by Hugo P. Thieme
  • Who, in our times, stands higher on the list of artists than Rosa Bonheur or Miss Hosmer? Cited from Woman: Man's Equal, by Thomas Webster
  • She studied and worked with French artist Rosa Bonheur.
  • Notwithstanding these apparent defects, Rosa Bonheur stands for something higher in art than do most of her contemporaries. Cited from Women of Modern France, by Hugo P. Thieme
  • Rosa Bonheur stands at the head of her profession, an acknowledged master. Cited from Lives of Girls Who Became Famous, by Sarah Knowles Bolton
  • The grounds of the Rosa Bonheur Memorial Park are currently being maintained by local volunteers.
  • Rosa Bonheur most harmoniously united two essential elements in art -- a scientific as well as sympathetic conception of her subject. Cited from Women of Modern France, by Hugo P. Thieme
  • Rosa Bonheur, five feet four, weighing one hundred twenty pounds, was bigger than the Salon. Cited from Little Journeys To the Homes of Famous Women, by Elbert Hubbard
  • While in the city I accepted an invitation from Rosa Bonheur to visit her at her superb chateau. Cited from An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody), by W. F. Cody
  • Rosa Bonheur was too independent and original to follow any particular school or master, for her only inspiration and guide were her models, always living near by and upon intimate terms with her. Cited from Women of Modern France, by Hugo P. Thieme
  • This artist is sometimes called "the Rosa Bonheur of America." Cited from Women in the fine arts, by Clara Erskine Clement
  • Inspired by Rosa Bonheur she decided to become an animalier, so began drawing animals at the Philadelphia Zoo.
  • Rosa Bonheur had a brother who, some critics said, was the better artist, but if that were true it is likely that his popularity would in some degree have approached that of his sister. Cited from Pictures Every Child Should Know, by Dolores Bacon
  • Hamilton played Woman while Craig played Rosa Bonheur, one of the 50 or so great women in the play.
  • Craig frequently played the role of Rosa Bonheur, a lesbian artist.
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